Covid-19

Stephen Jackson: Time for action in the battle for hearts and minds

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This is an article by Stephen Jackson, solicitor principal at Jackson Osborne Employment Lawyers, here writing in his capacity as Editor for the lockdown website laworfiction.com, arguing that health and safety risk assessments present the best opportunity to resist social distancing. Fiction: Health and safety obligations require social distancing measures to be imposed in the […]

Crime

Caroline Flack and the CPS

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Apparently Caroline Flack’s death is the fault of the CPS: Caroline Flack: Crown Prosecution Service under fire for ‘dogged pursuit’ of TV star over domestic abuse charges I agree that the CPS probably should have dropped the case when the man involved said he didn’t want to pursue it. But I don’t really buy the […]

Boris Johnson

The gentleman fool

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Following on from the previous post, I wanted to add the following. In such extraordinary times, when we are facing a coup, only a patsy, or a a very narrow-minded lawyer, says things like, ‘We have to play like a gentleman, if the law says X then X it is’. Lenin and Stalin went out […]