Coalition deadlock over the law and politics of human rights
The UK Commission on a Bill of Rights seeks to unravel the disputes about national autonomy that have arisen from...
White male judges: the Supreme Court and judicial diversity
Britain's most senior judges are far removed from the make-up of the general population. The first new appointment...
Safety First? The critical perils of Cameron's "compensation culture"
David Cameron has expressed a commitment to ”liberate” British business from “excessive” health and safety...
Could Britain have tried Saif Gaddafi? - on the limits of universal jurisdiction
It is wrong for countries to grant immunity to foreign citizens accused of the most atrocious crimes.
Can we rely on the Lib Dems to defend the role of human rights in Britain?
David Cameron pledged in the wake of England's riots to address the country's 'rights not responsibilities' culture....
On becoming a silk: ritual, restriction and royal allegiance
The legal profession is changing, yet the elite of QCs, steeped in medieval ritual, maintain their restrictive...