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.
Many posed the question; how can we have free speech in a tolerant, multi-cultural society? It is precisely because we want a tolerant, multi-cultural society that the right to free speech must be absolute.
Islamic law will be effectively enshrined in UK law for the first time. Guidance on 'Sharia compliant wills' has been drawn
It was not the first time, and will not be the last time, that this proposal - or a variation of it - has been or will be proposed. Juries are hard to manage, unpredictable, and disrupt the trial process. So is Lord Thomas right to suggest their role should be diminished further?
Less than a week ago, the family of a man killed in horrific circumstances had to relive their traumatic experiences. The relations and friends of Lee Rigby had been in the Old Bailey since the beginning of the trial of the men accused of murdering him, and one must hope that the guilty verdict delivered to his killers can go some way towards lessening the pain of his death.
For many years the legal profession has been transforming the demographic of its workforce to accommodate students from different backgrounds and creeds, but more still needs be done to ensure that more black and minority ethnic (BME) individuals break through the 'glass ceiling'.
Legal aid is there to make sure that people can get justice even when they do not have the financial means to pay for it. It is based on the principle that the law should apply to all (and protect all) equally.
It's a sight that will be familiar to fans of TV courtroom dramas - but this time it's for real. In a move described as "a
By introducing a code, rather than a law as Labour propose, this Tory-led government is demonstrating just how out of touch they are with the reality of the criminal justice system, and the needs of victims... Without statutory underpinning, the only message this latest announcement sends to victims is: this government is not on your side.
At last, someone can explain why something ends up a TV programme and something ends up as a film. The reason for asking