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    29 January 2018

    Staying with a sporting theme, we note that while the introduction of video referees has received a mixed reaction in football, the ‘third eye’ is long-established in other sports.

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    We’ll always have Dudley, darling

    29 January 2018

    Brierley Hill, near Dudley, may be charming but it is no Love Island. Midlands firm Higgs & Sons may disagree, however.

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    Memory lane

    29 January 2018

    The Law Society Gazette, 31 January 2008

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    Personal injury? I’m not keen

    22 January 2018

    The personal injury sector seemed to suffer a social media meltdown following the appearance of Lord Keen of Elie before the Commons justice committee last week.

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    Tough questions over hard cases

    22 January 2018

    The very disparate cases of John Worboys, Jon Venables and Ben Stokes (pictured) highlight some of the topical problems of the criminal justice process.

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    Office politics

    22 January 2018

    Newly appointed justice minister Rory Stewart, meanwhile, had a bit of a culture shock on moving to the Ministry of Justice’s building in Petty France.

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    Stout fellow

    22 January 2018

    Obiter wants to hear from you about more firms with unusual premises.

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    Russells changes its tune

    15 January 2018

    London entertainment firm Russells has moved into the original home of BBC Music.

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    In the middle of a chain reaction

    15 January 2018

    A Dutch legal software company has announced a blockchain-enabled smart contract.

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    His Honour scoops up the donkey work

    12 January 2018

    How common is donkey-ownership among our judiciary? Obiter is prompted to ask after a trip to Birmingham.