Law in Practice

Calais: crisis of our times?

The ‘Calais refugee judgment’, an update on the Lawyers Refugee Initiative and volunteers report from the ‘Jungle’ read more

Porous borders: prosecuting at source

Catriona Murdoch makes the case for an in-country approach to tackling the illegal migration trade and reports on the challenges faced in Ethiopia Since January 2015, 1,084... read more

The Bribery Act, due diligence and DPAs

Mark Mulholland QC and Heather Phillips consider the lessons learned from the UK’s first DPA – and find that early reporting and a culture of compliance should be at the fore when the... read more

Silent witness

Could depositions be an effective tool in the fight against knife crime and the silence of gang culture, ask Narita Bahra and Sam Main Envisage a gangland murder shortly... read more

Cur Ad Vult – reserve thy judgment

Does Latin still have a place in the modern judgment? Mr Justice McCloskey considers the patterns, and challenges, of judgment-writing in the common law system The Latin... read more
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Modern slavery

Paramjit Ahluwalia examines the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and asks whether it will work to abolish today’s trade in human capital Presenting his first Abolitionist Bill to... read more
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To ease the passing?

Robin Griffith-Jones explores whether religious convictions should still play a part in the debate on assisted dying 'Oh that the Everlasting had not fixed, His canon ’... read more

Trial evolution?

Peter Grieves-Smith and Sarah Wood report on the use of iPads as jury bundles in a recent fraud trial and examine whether this is the next stage in the evolution of our courts read more


Paul Marshall considers the legal concept of a homeless person and some lawyers who have volunteered at Christmas explain how readers can help The dessicated calculus of... read more

Getting it right first time

The Criminal Bar has just received a Better Case Management Information Pack. Peter Hungerford-Welch explains the background to its arrival, the new case management system and what this... read more