Review book - Temple Church

How many barristers, walking past Temple Church on their way from court to chambers, realise that they are eyeballing one of the most historically and architecturally important medieval... read more

Sign of the Times?

Snigdha Nag reviews Made In Dagenham read more

Enemies of All Mankind

Lord Justice Sedley reviews three books on the topic of international law and piracy. Among the casualties of warfare during the last hundred years have been many of the... read more

Making a Difference

As the deadline for nominations for the Bar Pro Bono Award 2010 approaches, Georgina Closs asks six previous winners – who have all made an outstanding contribution to pro bono work –... read more

The Judicial House of Lords

1876–2009 Edited by Louis Blom-Cooper, Brice Dickson and Gavin Drewry Oxford University Press; Hardback (August 2009); £95 ISBN: 0199532710 read more

The Snail and the Ginger

Beer: The Singular Case of Donoghue v Stevenson Matthew Chapman Wildy, Simmonds and Hill; Hardback (December 2009); £14.99 ISBN: 0854900497 “You must take reasonable care to avoid... read more

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom: History, Art, Architecture

Edited by Chris Miele Merrell Publishers; Hardback (April 2010); £35 ISBN: 1858945070 This book is one of the best things to come out of the transformation of the Middlesex... read more

Legally Blonde

There are lessons for the Bar in this musical, believes David Wurtzel. Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre) proves that good new musicals can still be written. They can also be performed... read more

The Dunsinane 2

A starry audience matched by an equally eminent cast, writes David Wurtzel. On Sunday, 16 May the Great Hall of the Royal Courts of Justice was packed with people who... read more

The Rule of Law

Tom Bingham Allen Lane; Hardback (February 2010); £20 ISBN 9781846140907 There is a general, though not universal, feeling that the rule of law is a Good Thing. But it is a... read more