McKenzie friend or foe?

Drawing on their recent research on fee-charging McKenzie Friends, Emma Hitchings and Leanne Smith suggest it’s time to shift the focus away from their work in the courts read more

Know your history: First Hundred Years

A project documenting the heritage of women in law has blossomed into a wider movement. Its founder Dana Denis-Smith picks some inspirational examples, past and present, public and personal read more

The view from Wales

As Wales welcomes its first Supreme Court Justice, David Hughes bemoans linguistic infelicities and says a separate jurisdiction is overdue read more

Westminster Watch

As if Brexit wasn’t enough to contend with, Westminster has been mired in sexual harassment allegations. Mark Hatcher examines the brittle, back-foot state of affairs read more
Rick Riordan

Secret E-Diary

An old favourite bites the dust read more

Inquilab: the last words

70 years ago India obtained her independence but the road to freedom was littered with untold horrors. Paramjit Ahluwalia delves into the British archives to liberate the last words of freedom... read more

Bringing ISIL to justice

A vital step in establishing accountability for war crimes in Iraq but with inevitable tensions ahead: Kevin Dent and Serena Gates examine the workability of UN Security Council Resolution 2379 read more

Holding the powerful to account

A day in the life of Ugandan lawyer Lora Atim, working in Gulu to protect widows and orphans from land grabbing and end impunity for violence against the poor read more

Secret E-Diary

Silk interviews are here again read more

Rise of the lawbots

While the courtroom is still the preserve of the human advocate, lawbots are shuffling into legal services elsewhere. Rupert Jones puts the market leaders to the test read more