Legal Cheek Journal
The curious case of Zapata v HSBC Holdings Plc: What happens when Mexican drug cartel victims take on the banks
Ruth Keating, runner up of the BARBRI Global Financial Crime Blogging Prize, takes a look at this David and Goliath case
Tom Hayes LIBOR rigging case: A message sent to the world of banking
Theodora Christoforou, runner up of the BARBRI Global Financial Crime Blogging Prize, explores the first of its kind case
Inside insider trading: Tabernula and Salman – high stakes on both sides of the Atlantic
From Southwark to Washington, Tom Watret explores the future of financial crime -- in the winning entry of the BARBRI Global Financial Crime Blogging Prize
Joshua Rozenberg: Are universities meeting their legal duty to ensure free speech for students?
Some institutions are acting within the law, but others may not be
Civil law and common law: Total opposites or much of a muchness?
The steady convergence of the two systems
R v Jogee – A Supreme Court betrayal
The campaign against the joint enterprise doctrine is not over
Does anyone actually care about the separation of powers anymore?
It may well only exist in the abstract nowadays, and that’s okay
Judges, you need to catch up with parliament in your treatment of transgender people
Stop reminding litigants what used to be between their legs
Race in the criminal justice system: What role does it play 20 years after the OJ Simpson trial?
Police brutality is alive and well on the streets of America
Where’s the fair use?
Copyright law is struggling to keep pace with technology. Mayer Brown associate Jonathan Dack looks at what this means for vloggers as the #WTFU debate gathers pace
Religion and the law: Political correctness gone mad?
France is leading the way in the secularisation of the state, but will Britain follow its lead?
Could new EU legislation spell the end for vaping?
Vapers hold their breath as EU finalises onslaught on e-cigarette industry
Business or businessman: Who to sue when things go wrong
When can a third party claim against company members directly?
EU law or the ECHR: Which does more to combat racial discrimination in Europe?
Both offer something different, but there’s still a long way to go in the fight for racial harmony
Joshua Rozenberg: Delayed legal highs law will be a fruitful ground for litigation — when it’s finally implemented
Poppers are probably exempt from the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016, but no one is quite sure about jalapeño peppers
Making a Murderer: Is our criminal appeals process any better?
The factually guilty routinely ‘let off on a technicality’, while the factually innocent stay in prison
Devil’s advocate – why bishops in the House of Lords must go
Political power should be earned
Coroners and Justice Act 2009: Is it a blessing or just further stressing?
The introduction of the loss of control defence is a step backwards for the criminal law
Compliance and the robot lawyer: What happens when it all goes wrong?
Who regulates robots?
Competition: The Global Financial Crime Blogging Prize
Legal Cheek Journal competition opens -- with free return flight to New York for the winner
How law touches on every area of sport
An introduction to the little known world of sports law