Non-fatal strangulation and suffocation: Why was this new offence necessary and what has been its impact?

King’s College London grad Lucy Sutton explores the implications

Feb 13 2024 8:45am

‘Failure to prevent fraud’ and what it means for businesses

Bar course grad Shifra Moriarty explores recent developments in financial crimes legislation

Oct 31 2023 8:16am

Access to justice: how can we do more?

Cardiff University law student Sophia McKenna explores how we can develop effective solutions

Oct 19 2023 9:22am

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

Sep 29 2022 10:52am

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

Feb 10 2022 11:23am

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

Aug 24 2021 10:49am

Rape in Bridgerton

UCL law student Sara López-Viejo examines the portrayal of non-consensual sex in the Netflix smash hit

Mar 4 2021 10:39am

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

Dec 16 2020 9:18am

What TV trials are really asking us

Future magic circle trainee William Holmes examines the interplay between justice and entertainment

Oct 27 2020 9:19am

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

Aug 24 2020 10:10am

‘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

Aug 6 2020 11:42am

Could COVID-19 spit attacks amount to constructive manslaughter?

Birmingham University law student Anna Hayes considers the cases of Trevor Belle and Belly Mujinga

Jun 15 2020 1:23pm

Cummings and goings: Did Dom break the law?

Criminal barrister Syam Soni casts a legal eye over Durham saga

May 26 2020 11:06am

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?

May 7 2020 12:51pm

COVID-19: The toll on criminal justice

An already crumbling system finds itself in limbo

Mar 25 2020 10:10am

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

Mar 18 2020 10:25am

The Caroline Flack case analysed by a criminal barrister

What to expect from one of the biggest celebrity cases of 2020

Jan 2 2020 1:45pm

Extension of police stop and search powers — radical or rhetoric?

It will further damage relations between communities and the police, argues Anonymous Rookie

Sep 26 2019 12:38pm

Whatever happened to the presumption of innocence?

Sometimes there can be smoke without fire, says Staffordshire University law student Naz Khan

May 1 2019 1:15pm

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

Mar 15 2019 11:23am