Gary Slapper

End Of The Day Round-Up

‘It takes a huge amount of courage to burgle somebody’s house': What judge told intruder who raided three homes before letting him walk free from court [Mail Online] The ‘real London girl’ killed by a falling window frame in Hanover Square [Evening Standard] Can Mars use IP law to stop advertising of “deep fried” Mars… Read more »

Chris Grayling Appointment: Top Ten Horrified Reactions

News of the first non-lawyer appointment to the role of Lord Chancellor since the Archbishop of York under Queen Mary in 1558 has riled members of the legal profession… 1. loveandgarbage 2. Anonymous lawyer on Linkedin “I think David Cameron has made a big mistake replacing Ken Clarke with Chris Greyling [sic]. Ken Clarke is… Read more »