Weird Cases: Comic and Bizarre Cases from Courtrooms Around the World

Book review Gary Slapper Wildy, Simmonds and Hill (Dec 2009), £9.99, ISBN 0854900616 Courts often find themselves confronted with the most unusual aspects of human... read more

Sexual Offences Handbook – Law, Practice and Procedure

Book review Felicity Gerry and Catarina Sjölin Wildy, Simmonds and Hill, January 2010, £69, ISBN 0854900357 Once a month, between February 1999 and April 2000—usually on a Thursday—... read more

Blackstone’s Criminal Practice

David Ormerod, The Right Honourable Lord Justice Hooper OUP, October 2009, £221.74 978-0-19-557423-0 This work is now in its 20th edition since its re-incarnation by HHJ Peter... read more

Celluloid Divas

Ashutosh Khandekar on opera as a virtual experience. In his essay Art and Revolution, published in 1849, Richard Wagner first applied the term “Gesamtkunstwerk” to opera —a... read more

An Edinburgh diary

Nigel Pascoe QC shares his personal highlights from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Aficionados of Fringe theatre will recognise two useful tips: scour the Traverse programme and see... read more

The Legal Mire

Max Hardy reviews The Legal Mire, a fundraising event for the Kalisher Scholarship. Not withstanding the manifold challenges that face the criminal Bar enduring reassurance... read more

BabyBarista and The Art of War

Tim Kevan Bloomsbury, August 2009 £11.99 (Paperback)   read more

A Very Private Man

“Plague over England” by Nicholas de Jongh plays at the Duchess Theatre until 16 May. Martin Bowley QC explains the background. In the autumn of 1953 John Gielgud was at... read more

International Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing—a UK perspective

Paul Hynes, Richard Furlong and Nathaniel Rudolf Sweet and Maxwell, December 2008 ISBN 978-1-84703-133-4 Hardback, £169 This book is a must for all professionals and practitioners—... read more

Kenneth Tynan: Theatre Writings

Edited by Dominic Shellard 278 pages, paperback, ISBN 978-1854595430 Published 2008 by Nick Hern Books, £9.99 read more