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Civil justice overseers back 'presumption' of mediation

17 October 2017By 10 comments

Working group of the Civil Justice Council says current ADR system has ‘fundamental problem’.

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BOOK REVIEW: The judiciary we deserve

9 October 2017By David Pickup

Being a Judge in the Modern World

Criminallaw

BOOK REVIEW: Beyond the basics

9 October 2017By Bartholomew Dalton

While this is an academic textbook rather than a practitioners’ guide, its depth of useful information should not be underestimated.

Crimescene

BOOK REVIEW: Mosaic of clues on crime

9 October 2017By Tom Garbett

‘No readable book could consider all… issues relevant to the scope of criminal law. This unreadable book does not do so either.’ I immediately warmed to Victor Tadros as I read his self-deprecating introduction, but the laughs swiftly come to an end on page two.

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