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  • Armed men
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    BOOK REVIEW: Arms and the mandate

    22 January 2018

    Adrian Lower reviews Katharine Fortin’s The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law.

  • Letters
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    Price of ambition

    22 January 2018

    Trainee solicitors should not be penalised for looking for jobs elsewhere if their current firm waits until the last minute to offer them a position.

  • Letters
    Opinion

    Overcharged clients

    22 January 2018

    Mark Carlisle defends the role of costs recovery firms.

  • Joshua Rozenberg
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    Conduct unbecoming

    22 January 2018

    Somebody needs to get a grip on regulating coroners.

  • Tablet and documents
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    Avoiding a civil war

    22 January 2018

    Disclosure reform is biggest change since 2013.

  • Elizabeth Prochaska
    Opinion

    Doing our duty on Grenfell

    22 January 2018

    Human rights should be at the heart of the official response to Grenfell.

  • Letters
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    Office politics

    22 January 2018

    The appointment of a lawyer lord chancellor is welcome, but we must not forget the fact that this high office was imperfectly abolished by Tony Blair, so that our colleague is entitled to wear the robes but has no office. Should this not revive the will of all lawyers (most ...

  • Letters
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    Victor’s justice

    22 January 2018

    On referring to the ‘Nuremberg principles’ under which 12 leading Nazis were sentenced to death, your reviewer (The Internationalists And Their Plan to Outlaw War) failed to mention one glaring weakness: these principles were only applied by judges from the winning side against defendants from the losing side. Not only ...

  • Monidipa Fouzder
    Opinion

    Help prisoners abroad - from your desk

    19 January 2018

    Could solicitors help the Foreign & Commonwealth Office with its list of English-speaking lawyers?

  • John Hyde byline
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    Keen cooks up a half-baked plan for PI reforms

    16 January 2018

    Minister’s skeleton argument leaves more questions than answers.