Influence without Power

Should the Law Commission lead public opinion or follow it? Neither, says the government’s new law-reform adviser in an interview for the Law Society Gazette.

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