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David Mead: Be careful what you wish for….it may never happen: the curious incident of peaceful protest under the coalition

If a week’s a long time in politics, then two years is surely a couple of lifetimes? Hidden away – it now seems – in the coalition’s Programme for Government … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Conor Gearty: Max Mosley in Strasbourg

It is right that the feisty and courageous Max Mosley should have lost his recent case at Strasbourg.  He was asking for simply too much.  After all, he had already … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

Alison L. Young: Draft Defamation Bill – a Missed Opportunity?

The draft Defamation Bill was announced by Kenneth Clarke on 15 March. It aims to redress the perception that the current law tips the balance too far away from free … Continue reading

April 15, 2011 · Leave a comment