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Category Archives: Legal mumbo jumbo
Not too long ago, Frances Inglis reappeared in the headlines, with her failed appeal against her conviction for murder. For those who don’t remember, she killed her 22 year old son, Thomas Inglis, by injecting him with heroin after he … Continue reading
In December last year, a campaign for libel reform was launched. (For more information on why such a campaign is necessary see a Nick Cohen article here, as well as Jack of Kent’s posts here and here). Ministers will announce … Continue reading
Two significant stories have emerged over the past week relating to the western military presence in Afghanistan. The first is the publication of nearly 90, 000 American military files detailing incidents that occurred in Afghanistan, between 2002 and 2009, by … Continue reading
It is hard to think of a series of more cliched jobs for a Labour politician Phil Woolas could have had before becoming an MP. They cover the usual bases of student politics (President of the NUS), media work (a producer for … Continue reading
This is my first independent post on Paperback Rioter or indeed any blog, so please bear with any formatting hiccups. Here at Paperback Rioter we’ve had cause to discuss politicians behaving badly, the press behaving badly and the police behaving … Continue reading
“Everyone knows that there is one law for the rich and another for the poor. But no one accepts the implications of this, everyone takes it for granted that the law, such as it is, will be respected, and feels … Continue reading