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The impact of Coronavirus, part 2: attending hearings in the Crown Court remotely

United Kingdom - April 2 2020 On 25 March 2020, the Coronavirus Act 2020 (‘the 2020 Act’) was given Royal Assent. Most of its provisions came into force immediately (s. 87)…

Causation and Cleopatra's nose

United Kingdom - December 5 2019 In his Pensées (1669), published from an array of notes following his death, Blaise Pascal expressed a characteristically interesting view about…

David Perry QC.

Vote for Rawls!

United Kingdom - November 14 2019 John Rawls (1921 - 2002) is one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. In his classic work of high liberalism, A Theory of…

David Perry QC.

Summer Reading 2019

United Kingdom - June 7 2019 This week’s blog contains a few suggestions for summer reading. Sun, sea and law: what more could you want for a perfect holiday? Robert Harris, An…

David Perry QC.

Casement and Capitol Hill: on grammar

United Kingdom - February 20 2019 July 1916. Britain is at war. The detonation of 19 charges buried in mines dug by British tunnelling units under the German trenches has recently…

David Perry QC.