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Clarke and rape sentencing: one day later
By David Allen Green - 19 May 15:46

Why Miliband's opportunism was just as disgusting.

Ken Clarke, rape and criminal sentencing
By David Allen Green - 18 May 18:37

Should all rapists really get the same punishment?

Privacy, the public interest and "a woman called Imogen Thomas"
By David Allen Green - 17 May 14:00

The significance of the <em>CTB v News Group</em> injunction.

Who is using whom?
By David Allen Green - 16 May 16:22

How social media can be exploited by mainstream media.

The £12m question: how WikiLeaks gags its own staff
By David Allen Green - 11 May 16:31

“A typical open market valuation.”

What the Mosley privacy decision really means
By David Allen Green - 10 May 14:37

Where does this leave effective protection for privacy?

What to look out for in the Mosley privacy judgment
By David Allen Green - 10 May 9:18

The European Court of Human Rights ruling.

Thinking clearly about superinjunctions
By David Allen Green - 09 May 14:31

Do not be carried away by the current media frenzy.

What the Liberal Democrats should do next
By David Allen Green - 06 May 16:09

Why yesterday's electoral disaster is not the end.

Why I voted No to AV
By David Allen Green - 05 May 12:39

An explanation of a vote against the liberal consensus.

Law, justice and the death of Osama Bin Laden
By David Allen Green - 02 May 18:15

Does it matter if the killing was against the law?

Republicanism, the morning after
By David Allen Green - 30 April 13:28

Has the end of the monarchy now slipped out of sight?

Should Oxbridge be abolished for undergraduates?
By David Allen Green - 15 April 16:14

The Friday Question: why not turn Oxford and Cambridge into postgraduate universities?

The return of the rule of law?
By David Allen Green - 14 April 13:40

Why recent arrests and prosecutions should be welcomed.

Why I have joined the Liberal Democrats
By David Allen Green - 12 April 14:25

A good thing to be said for a currently unpopular party.

Banning things and liberal values
By David Allen Green - 11 April 12:16

Why the French are wrong about face veils.

Beyond the News of the World apology
By David Allen Green - 10 April 18:54

What does News International's mea culpa mean for Metgate?

A world without copyright?
By David Allen Green - 08 April 12:19

In the first of a series of Friday Questions, David Allen Green asks whether we really do need a law

The George Orwell Blogging Prize Longlist
By David Allen Green - 05 April 12:20

One of the judges introduces the 22 listed bloggers.

Political violence and unlawful behaviour
By David Allen Green - 29 March 13:30

Is criminal activity to promote a good cause acceptable?

A step forward for privacy and dignity
By David Allen Green - 17 March 17:56

Channel 4 launches a significant memorandum of understanding.

The draft Libel Reform Bill is a good thing
By David Allen Green - 17 March 14:28

Why the proposals should be welcomed.

The draft Libel Reform Bill
By David Allen Green - 15 March 12:54

The government presents its proposals.

The challenge of libel reform
By David Allen Green - 10 March 13:11

A draft Libel Reform Bill is imminent.

Libel litigation is not fit for purpose
By David Allen Green - 02 March 17:42

A four year ordeal comes to an end.

Public health and free speech
By David Allen Green - 01 March 10:37

When should free expression be limited for the public good?

Why Assange lost
By David Allen Green - 28 February 16:05

Explaining the extradition decision.

A liberal case against the Alternative Vote
By David Allen Green - 21 February 10:45

Why liberals should vote "No".

The daftness of UKUncut
By David Allen Green - 19 February 11:43

The protests are against the wrong targets.

David Beckham and a lack of malice
By David Allen Green - 15 February 14:23

What this US case tells us about libel reform.

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