Law

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Tunji Fahm obituary
Other lives: Pioneering British Nigerian lawyer and activist

Sara Bowman

05, Oct, 2021 @4:05 PM

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US supreme court convenes for pivotal term – with its credibility on the line
The court, with a post-Trump 6-3 conservative majority, will consider abortion, gun rights and possibly affirmative action

Ed Pilkington

04, Oct, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Jail terms of 20+ years ‘quadruple’ in England and Wales over past decade
Exclusive: Prison Reform Trust also finds time spent in custody for serious crimes has risen

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

03, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Boris Johnson: police failings on violence against women ‘infuriating’
PM points to criminal justice delays that mean sexual violence and other cases can take years to be heard

Harriet Grant

02, Oct, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Lady Hale on judgments and jewellery: ‘Maybe I should have worn a dragonfly’
After a famously damning verdict on the Brexit process, the supreme court queen and her spider pin became an unlikely viral sensation. Who better to model this season’s brooches?

Zoe Williams

02, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Alito hits out at ‘intimidation’ in defence of supreme court’s Texas abortion ruling
Alito echoes recent comments by conservative justice in denying court has been ‘capture by a dangerous cabal’

Richard Luscombe

01, Oct, 2021 @4:13 PM

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What are whole-life orders and which killers have received them?
Prisoners in England and Wales are handed such sentences for the most serious cases of murder

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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Queensland man suing judge Salvatore Vasta claims he abused government power
Leigh Jorgensen is suing the federal circuit court judge who wrongly jailed him during a routine civil case

Christopher Knaus

28, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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More public figures expected to turn off Facebook comments after Australian defamation ruling
Other politicians and high-profile people likely considering following Tasmanian premier in switching off comments, defamation law professor says

Josh Taylor

27, Sep, 2021 @9:49 AM

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‘I had to start over, alone and silenced’: the fight to end NDA abuse
A new website exposes the misuse of non-disclosure agreements that protect the careers of abusers

Alexandra Topping

21, Sep, 2021 @10:06 AM

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My grandmother’s Nazi killer evaded justice. Modern war criminals must not
As the 75th anniversary of the Nuremburg trials approaches, Ilse Cohn’s grandson calls for international law to ensure those committing atrocities today face retribution

Robin Lustig

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Labour fears Dominic Raab will target rights act in new justice post
Justice secretary called this year for government to be more ambitious as it seeks to reform act

Rajeev Syal and Haroon Siddique

16, Sep, 2021 @3:22 PM

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