‘Failure to prevent fraud’ and what it means for businesses
Bar course grad Shifra Moriarty explores recent developments in financial crimes legislation
Access to justice: how can we do more?
Cardiff University law student Sophia McKenna explores how we can develop effective solutions
Criminal justice: A system on its knees
With wigs and gowns on picket lines outside Crown courts around England and Wales, Liverpool Uni law student Jakob Fletcher-Stega makes the argument for increased legal aid fees and asserts the necessity of the ongoing strike
How should we respond to racial bias and stereotypes in the criminal justice system?
The problem has to be confronted from more than one direction, writes bar student Jalal Chohan
Why the new policing bill threatens our right to protest
The controversial proposals are a step too far, writes Oxford graduate and aspiring barrister James Cox
Rape in Bridgerton
UCL law student Sara López-Viejo examines the portrayal of non-consensual sex in the Netflix smash hit
Why Elon Musk’s pigs are a legal headache
Bristol University student and future trainee William Holmes explores the challenges ahead for brain-computer interface (BCI) systems
What TV trials are really asking us
Future magic circle trainee William Holmes examines the interplay between justice and entertainment
Not so 007: Bolstering Britain’s security laws
Warwick Uni undergrad George Maxwell casts a critical eye over the proposed changes to the Official Secrets Act
‘Rough sex’ defence ban: A step in the right direction
Few argue that the Domestic Abuse Bill will settle disagreements on consent in law, but fruitful discussions cannot begin where there is no agreed starting point
Could COVID-19 spit attacks amount to constructive manslaughter?
Birmingham University law student Anna Hayes considers the cases of Trevor Belle and Belly Mujinga
Cummings and goings: Did Dom break the law?
Criminal barrister Syam Soni casts a legal eye over Durham saga
COVID-19: Could PPE shortages amount to corporate manslaughter?
A ‘herculean effort’ has been exerted to increase the availability of protective gear for frontline NHS staff -- but should more have been done sooner, and if so, who is accountable?
COVID-19: The toll on criminal justice
An already crumbling system finds itself in limbo, explains BPTC grad and aspiring barrister Claudia-Lauren Williams
Machine-learnt bias? Algorithmic decision making and access to criminal justice
The pressure on our criminal justice system is mounting -- but is algorithmic decision making the way forward? Queen Mary law grad Marina Wojcik addresses some of the concerns
The Caroline Flack case analysed by a criminal barrister
What to expect from one of the biggest celebrity cases of 2020
Extension of police stop and search powers — radical or rhetoric?
It will further damage relations between communities and the police, argues Anonymous Rookie
Whatever happened to the presumption of innocence?
Sometimes there can be smoke without fire, says Staffordshire University law student Naz Khan
Warwick student rape chat scandal: Should they be prosecuted?
Nottingham law grad Fraser Collingham considers how the law balances free speech and offensive social media messages
Labour MP’s Online Forums Bill is a futile attempt to regain control over the spread of fake news, hate speech and radicalisation online
There needs to be a legislative overhaul
Is the introduction of a bill to tackle online hate crime necessary?
Social media is rife with hate crime and prejudice, but is clamping down on it with a law the right move?