Politicians can’t lie? Whatever next!

My column in the new print edition of Standpoint examines the case of Phil Woolas, whose election to parliament was declared void by a specially-convened court. After the piece was written, Woolas applied for judicial review of the election court’s decision. Judgment has been reserved.

Today’s column in the Law Society Gazette is about threats to trial by jury.

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens