Sunday, May 20, 2018

The BBC Won’t And Can’t Be Responsible For Presenter’s Tax Bills

We've a most dangerous suggestion from an MP here today, that the BBC should be responsible for those corporate tax bills its presenters haven't...

Bad Legal Defences – GBH Is GBH Even If It’s HIV

There's a superficial interest in this story about the man who deliberately infected lovers with HIV. Which is to point out that GBH is...

No, We Did The Right Thing By The Grenfell Tower Victims...

Obviously enough we didn't - or someone didn't, someone still to be determined - do entirely right by those who died. But those who...

If China’s Law Applies Everywhere Then Doesn’t Everywhere’s Law Apply In...

This little fuss that China is making about where places are called has an interesting implication. If China's decision of what Macao or Taipei...

And Another Thing Polly Toynbee Doesn’t Get – International Law

One of them marvels of the British commentariat is Polly Toynbee. Something to admire, something we should all be in awe of, is the...

A Google Problem – How Spent Does A Spent Conviction Have...

It is quite clearly right and just that not all of our past behaviour follows us around as an anchor upon our ambitions. We...

Excellent News, Immigrants Can’t Be Deported For Crimes Of Violence Says...

Opinions will be more than a little mixed on this of course as the Supreme Court announces that immigrants cannot be deported merely for...

The Nazi Saluting Pug And The Crowd Funded Appeal

This is, we think, one of those things which all right thinking people should support. The definition here of right thinking not actually being...

Janus v AFSCME – a Valid Case Whether You’re Pro-Union or...

Janus v AFSCME is a case which the Supreme Court is going to hear. The arguments should be, therefore, about what the law is...

Fish Spawn Laws – Using Chesterton’s Fence Correctly

The newspapers are full, on any given day, of people insisting that radical changes must be made to society, that the laws of the...