Penny Mordaunt’s amnesty is incoherent and could shield governments’ nefarious actions | Nicholas Mercer

In 2003, Baha Mousa was beaten to death in an illegal interrogation facility operated by the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment. He was found to...

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report

Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including...

I've seen how lawyers' sexism corrupts justice. This is how to change the industry...

Surprise, surprise: bullying and sexual harassment is rife in the legal profession. Yet another report, this time from the International Bar Association, shows...

In Northern Ireland, our hearts break for Alabama: we know about abortion bans |...

It feels like a lifetime ago since 25 May 2018. In many ways it was, because that day – when the Republic of...

Insurers stump up millions to lock claimant lawyers out of PI sector

Insurers are putting up £15m to set up the portal that will field personal injury claims from litigants in person, it has been...

Growing appetite for digital mortgages – Registry

Land Registry says it is registering an increasing number of digital mortgages since opening up its 'innovative' paperless service to more conveyancers. The 'Sign...

Writing on the wall: call for moratorium on court closures

Justice campaigners last night demanded a moratorium on court closures, projecting examples of the government's reforms on hoardings and scaffolding covering the site...

Lying and incompetent solicitor had 'arrogant disregard' for clients' affairs

A solicitor who repeatedly lied to clients and later to the SRA as he sought to cover up his mistakes has been struck...

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts

A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday...

Ireland's deputy PM criticises UK defence secretary for 'loose comments'

Ireland’s deputy prime minister has criticised Britain’s new defence secretary for making “loose comments” about introducing an amnesty against prosecution for British soldiers...

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