In 1508, an trial occurred in Autun, and by all accounts it was a normal one. There was one key difference – the case was against rats … Read moreThe Rats of Autun and the Power of Precedent
Domestic violence affects over 2 million people in the UK every year, in 2017, Russia decriminalised it … Read moreDomestic Violence – What Happens Behind Closed Doors?
Capital punishments are government sanctioned punishments in which the person is put to death … Read moreCapital Punishment – Death in the Name of Justice
A SLAPP suit is a lawsuit intended to silence critics by financially ruining the critic with legal costs … Read moreSLAPP Suits: Can you Buy People’s Rights to Freedom of Speech?
Broken Windows Theory states that visible signs of anti-social behaviour leads to an increase in crime including murder … Read moreHow do broken windows cause murders?
The USA has a prison population of 2 million. Private prisons in the USA are affecting justice and human rights … Read moreJudge, Jury and CEO: The Privatisation of Justice
Despite being demonised by history, King John gave us one of the most important legal documents of all time – the Magna Carta. … Read moreThe Development of English Common Law: The Impact of Magna Carta
What effect has England’s turbulent history had on the law we use today? … Read moreThe Development of English Common Law