Joshua Rozenberg

No-Win All-Fee

‘There is a compelling case for reform of the legal costs system. The first thing must be to abolish conditional fees’

Britain v. Strasbourg

‘If the Tories make the Human Rights Convention harder to enforce in British courts, they would undermine Lord Hoffmann's best point: that our courts are just as able to interpret the convention as European judges’

A Waltz with al-Bashir

‘Ten years ago, I was in favour of an international criminal court. I was naive’

Criminal Damage to the Law

The acquittal of Greenpeace activists who vandalised a power station reveals a legal loophole vulnerable to political exploitation

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"