Justice

We Shouldn’t Let Old Men Rot Away In Jail

As the prison population ages, more and more elderly, often disabled inmates are left in their cells, unable to cope yet fearful of release

Jeremy’s Justice

Why, in the face of the evidence, does Jeremy Corbyn believe in the innocence of Jawad Botmeh?

Collusion Cut Both Ways In The Troubles

In May, Gerry Adams told Prince Charles he wanted justice. But he should be careful what he wishes for—Sinn Féin too has much to hide  

Mapping The Rocky Road To A British Bill Of Rights

The government now has an opportunity to reform our human rights laws — but progress will be tricky

Do we value freedom of speech in Britain?

Our feeble reaction to assaults on liberty in Paris and Copenhagen reveals this country's terrible betrayal of the principle we did so much to establish

The Dandy and the Crazy Gang

Michael Bloch's deft biography turns Jeremy Thorpe's life into a page-turning narrative

The Many Faces Of Holocaust Denial

As the world honours the last survivors of the Shoah, it is time to tell the truth about post-war UK collaboration with Nazi perpetrators

Put British Jihadis on Trial in British Courts

We owe it to the world to prosecute home-grown war criminals of Islamic State here — not to deny them entry and their victims justice

The War on the Firmest Bulwark of our Liberty

Prosecutors, judges and politicians unite to deny us the right to trial by jury. Yet, like democracy, it is the least bad option

What To Do If You Suspect Child Abuse?

Mandatory reporting of suspicions of child abuse may sound like a good idea, but it would make prosecutions less, not more, likely

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"
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