Judge Dread’s coming to town


A chap standing for the bench in the home of country music bears some striking resemblances to the man with the Lawgiver pistol and purveyor of summary executions

12 famous cases in emoticons


There is a Twitter account which is telling the story of classic English cases through the medium of emoticons. Here are 12 of the most memorable reports…

Students show coffee house knowledge of leading cases


End of term exam time is hitting some law students hard this year. Mounting evidence has emerged over recent days of how some can be driven close to the edge by endless hours of revising for obtuse questions about champerty and maintenance, landlord and tenant law and general tort issues.