Tag: Law

You’re Not Guilty…

…but here’s your punishment (for what others did) anyway: District Judge Peter King was told by the offender that he had felt threatened and frightened as a result of the Facebook posts about him. He said comments added to McCloskey’s…

They Don’t Like It Up ‘em!*

Is this yet another CPS car-crash in the making? Dr Katrina Erskine, consultant gynaecologist and head of obstetrics at Homerton Hospital, Hackney, said she was angered by the case selected for the first prosecution because it gave a “misleading” impression…

Actually, You’ll Find It Really IS A ‘Badge Of Honour’…

Joshua Rozenburg whines about the prisoner vote issue, though not for the reasons you might expect: The prime minister’s announcement that “prisoners are not getting the vote under this government” is profoundly depressing. I say that not because I have…

Paul Blart: Internet vigilante

  Official secrecy about schools’ exam results; official secrecy about climate data; official secrecy about  the European Union; official secrecy about the ethnicity of malefactors; official secrecy about the true teachings of Islam – who can be surprised if our…

There oughtta be a law against it

Oh yes, a law. God forbid that we should sit down and think an important decision through rationally. That would never do, so having done something remarkably silly that we now regret we should demand that the state protect us…

The government of the United Kingdom

A showdown with the EU may come sooner than we expect. The European Commission has today threatened to sue David Cameron’s government unless it starts letting EU citizens come here to claim benefits. – Fraser Nelson Mr Cameron, you must roar Britain’s…

Non-permitted discrimination

From the US, a story of religious discrimination. Yes, another one. Click for linky “Growing up in this country where the Bill of Rights guarantees freedom of religion, I felt let down,” Khan, now a college student studying political science,…