How did a Scottish snail and an Irish-Welsh judge protect you against carelessness?

12–18 minutes to read

There are many rights you enjoy today. You do not even think about them. But for a British judge and a Scottish snail, you may have lost it all. Should you not celebrate Lord Atkin?

Read More

Is the sub-judice rule dead?

17–26 minutes to read

An ancient Roman law prevents press discussion of pending court cases. Isn’t that against freedom of speech? Against a free press? Is it a shield, or a sword, by which criticism against judicial idiosyncrasies ...

Read More

Should enforcement agencies publish evidence to the public?

9–13 minutes to read

The MACC’s recent publication of 9 telephone recordings has set the nation abuzz. Is this within the Rule of Law?

Read More

What do the Altantuya’s case, Lord Denning and the Birmingham Bombers have in common?

13–20 minutes to read

Quite a few things, actually. The first is the presence of explosive material. Second, whether the case could be re-opened. Read on …

Read More

The Peter Mooney I knew

8–12 minutes to read

One day in 2006, while autumnal winds were nipping at my heels, Peter Mooney opened a door. He led me into Aladdin's Cave, filled with the universal beauty of language, a love of nature, an ...

Read More

What is the difference between power and jurisdiction?

11–16 minutes to read

What do these two words mean? Are they interchangeable? Or are they different? If so, how?

Read More