10 April 2017
The government is now changing the rules for compensation for injury by the sleight of hand of increasing the small claims court limits.
22 June 2016
Germany’s top judges have retreated on a crucial issue. Unable to assert their judicial supremacy, they are bowing to the EU.
13 January 2016
The Trade Union Bill passed its second reading in the Lords on 11 January. In the face of a seemingly inexorable journey towards the Bill becoming an Act, the TUC’s response is a tepid Valentine’s stunt.
The Trade Union Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech has resurrected every wish-list governments ever had of smashing the working class. It embodies every anti-worker measure they’ve previously tried to implement and every shred of vindictive class hatred they have had in their ranks reaching back to day one of modern capitalism.
8 July 2015
Legal aid lawyers who provide advice in criminal cases have embarked on direct action against a further 8.75 per cent cut in legal aid payments for lawyers attending police stations, magistrates courts and Crown Court cases.
26 October 2014
The Secular 2014 conference included a devastating analysis by Pragna Patel of the disturbing influence of fundamentalism in Britain’s legal system by what she calls “shariafication by stealth”.