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Will Cornick

Crime and punishment: ‘free will’ an illusion

2 March 2015By Richard Oerton

The ideology behind retributive punishment is fundamentally flawed.

Mr Justice Turner

Alternative dispute resolution

2 March 2015By Masood Ahmed

The need to consider and engage in ADR.

High Court

Reopening an appeal

23 February 2015By Edwin Buckett

Challenging a judgment based on false testimony.

Nottinghamshire County Council

Personal injury: duty of care

23 February 2015By Malcolm Johnson

Non-delegable duty of care for local authorities in foster care – a tale of two judgments.

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Lord Neuberger

In sickness and in health

2 March 2015

The system cannot work with one limb in athletic prime, the other gangrenous.

Pen and keyboard

Thinking digitally

23 February 2015

The tangible benefits of big data to lawyers and clients are becoming obvious.


Capital charges

16 February 2015

Annual rent in central London is running at £22,400 per fee-earner.

Magna Carta

Magna Carta history lessons

9 February 2015

Magna Carta was not the Olde Worlde Human Rights Act some seem to think.

Home Office

Crime and key enablers

2 February 2015

Most solicitors lack a bank’s resources when it comes to client due diligence.

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Joshua Rozenberg

Tory human rights plight

2 March 2015By Joshua Rozenberg

Could the apparent lack of Tory commitment to a UK bill of rights spell the end for Chris Grayling?

Andrew Caplen

HRA sets right example

2 March 2015By Andrew Caplen

It would be folly to kill off Magna Carta’s closest living relative.

Howard Riddle

Get ready for the trial blitz

2 March 2015By Howard Riddle

Transforming Summary Justice should make criminal proceedings more efficient.

Rachel rothwell

Why is morale so low among judges?

27 February 2015By

Judges’ problems go way beyond cuts to their pensions.


Money talks on LASPO exemption

27 February 2015By

The government is willing to listen to reasoned arguments – it just depends who’s making them.

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