The Rivlin Report – the Bar talking to itself?

by Dan Bunting The last of the three “state of the Bar” reports, the “Criminal Justice, Advocacy and the Bar” Report by the Criminal Justice Reform Group (generally known as the Rivlin Report) was released shortly before Easter. Unlike Leveson and Jeffrey's, the MoJ did not commit to consider … [Read More...]

Modern Slavery

Tackling trafficking: beyond criminalisation

by Melissa Conway The Modern Slavery Act 2015 has rightly drawn attention to the issue of trafficking, its role in the modern world and its prevalence in the United Kingdom. It ties together previously piecemeal legislation and creates specific criminal offences of slavery and human trafficking. … [Read More...]

Prince Charles

Untangling the spider’s web: Evans at the Supreme Court

by Dr Ashley Savage On Friday, 27th March, the Supreme Court handed down a decision which will be as much of interest to public lawyers as information rights practitioners alike. Evans, a journalist for the Guardian newspaper utilised the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the … [Read More...]