Law and Order

The Evidential Argument Against The Death Penalty

Iris Maxfield | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Iris Maxfield

While President Trump continues to describe fact checkers as fake news it is vital to uphold our relationship with the truth, keeping communication avenues open between different sides of an argument as opposed to ignoring those we perceive as enemies and working to understand solutions together.

Roger Lloyd-Pack Appeared In Last Night's 'Law & Order: UK'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The late actor Roger Lloyd-Pack made one of his last ever TV appearances last night, Wednesday 26 March, in ITV's 'Law & Order: UK'. The actor, bes...

In a Time of Scarce Resources the Prime Minister Must Focus on Crime Prevention and Cutting Reoffending

Vicki Cardwell | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Vicki Cardwell

As Cameron's 2006 'hug a hoodie' speech really understood, it the fight against crime we need a whole raft of organisations working on prevention and rehabilitation.

Proof the Conservatives Can be Trusted on Civil Liberties

Robert Prager | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Politics
Robert Prager

Theresa May's decision to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States has proven that the Conservatives can be trusted on justice and constitutional affairs.

Chris Grayling, Self-defence and Politics

Bob Morgan | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

The current law provides lots of protection for a householder acting honestly in self-defence and Chris Grayling's proposals will add nothing new and will only add to the confusion.

Polling Primer: Little Sympathy for Squatters

YouGov-Cambridge | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics

Most Brits think the law should be changed to make squatting a criminal offence, according to a recent nationally representative survey of 1718 adults conducted online by YouGov.

Now for the Backlash

John Wight | Posted 14.10.2011 | UK Politics
John Wight

Perhaps the most telling conclusion to be drawn from both the riots and the government's reaction to them is that the playing fields of Eton are the last place where an understanding of society and the impact of inequality, poverty and the social exclusion that inevitably results can be reached.

"Daddy, I've been to a riot..."

Colin Morrison | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK
Colin Morrison

Britain enjoys an enviable reputation as a peaceful, civilised, tolerant country. That is why these events have shocked international observers as much as they have shamed Brits.

The Riots and the Looting - Thinking Aloud

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK
Adnan Al-Daini

The dictionary defines empathy as "the ability to understand and share the feelings of another." These two incidents show total disregard for the feelings of the other. Zero empathy.