David Renton is a barrister and author. His latest book, 'Against the Law: Why Justice Requires Fewer Laws and a Smaller State', is published by Repeater Books.
Published in: Home: OpinionHow industrial action could make the UK more democratic
OPINION: The RMT, postal workers and nurses are preparing to strike. It's good news for anyone interested in social mobility
Published in: Home: OpinionWhy the law alone won’t save us – or the planet
Power has been snatched from ordinary people by an ever-growing tangle of rules. We need to reclaim it
Published in: digitaLiberties: OpinionSuspicious algorithms: time to tame crime-predicting police technology
Garbage in, miscarriage of justice out – especially if you’re poor or Black
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionMuted and invisible: Why justice online is justice denied
Virtual hearings are inherently unfair, yet the government wants them to be the new normal post-pandemic
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhat the Anti-Nazi-League and Rock against Racism teach us about how to defeat the fascists
The challenge is on the streets, at the ballot box, and through popular culture, as a new history makes clear.
Published in: openDemocracyUK'Whose Games? Whose city?' - why I'm marching with the Counter Olympics Network
David Renton, steward at Saturday's Counter Olympics Network demonstration, explains the problems he has with the...