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 fighter Udham Singh
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
The unequal administration of justice in Australia is hardly ancient history and goes a significant way to explaining the overrepresentation of Aboriginal Australians in custody today, writes Sheryn Omeri
Sir Daniel Bethlehem QC shares his route from Bar basecamp to all-round public international lawyer with Anthony Inglese
‘It’s helpful when teaching public international law to have what’s been called ‘the smell of gunpowder on your clothes’.
Sir Michael Wood’s time at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office reads like a modern history textbook. Anthony Inglesestrong asks what he’s learned about the art of the lawyer-diplomat and international advocacy
What makes a good Foreign Secretary?
Miranda Butler and Julia Lowis report on a UK initiative providing specialist advice to asylum seekers and Greek lawyers in the refugee crisis
Why do defendants make false confessions? Simon Ralph looks at troubling trends in the interrogation of vulnerable individuals and what can be learned from the United States
‘No good, crooked mother*******!’
Its top courts will be ‘liquidated’, powers shifted and judicial interviews are to be live-streamed. John Cubbon outlines the radical reformation of Ukrainian justice as the country continues its transition from communism
In Ukraine, efforts are in train to change the composition of the judiciary, starting at the top with the Supreme Court. They are much more radical than those in the United Kingdom and for good reason.
From Burma to Bangladesh and from China to South Sudan, Christopher Marshall and Jessica Magson describe how the British Council puts access to justice into global practice amongst shifting politics and ideologies
The ability to access justice is often seen as a touching point of trust between individual and state.
Making a move from the Bar to a career in governance: Maria Brookes outlines three good reasons to switch and how to do it
Inés Rivera explains how speech recognition can help barristers create accurate documentation faster
What should barristers be doing on the personal finance front ahead of the end of the tax year on 5 April? Julian Morgan of Fleet Street Wealth answers your questions
Are you ready to embark on this arduous but potentially rewarding journey? Julie Gottlieb of Sherwood PSF Consulting provides a self-examination checklist, hints and tips to help you prepare for a future application
A day in the life of the junior criminal barrister/Twitter sensation who is currently on maternity leave with her second child while her husband is away on a lengthy military tour of duty
A fictionalised account of hidden battles during an ordinary court day. By Rehna Azim
The law is broken. Help us prove it, writes Rohini Teather
Now in its third year, the Bar Pro Bono Awards is already a firm fixture in the legal awards calendar. Read the inspirational stories behind the awards...