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Adam Wagner is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. He tweets at @adamwagner1
Why human rights and the rule of law are the real targets of Priti Patel and the Home Office's fight with “activist lawyers”.
A pandemic generates precisely the kind of instability and fear which has historically been used to suppress civil liberties.
Boris Johnson’s reshuffle leaves no doubt over his intention to reduce constitutional protections and judicial independence.
Our invisible and silent constitution has allowed politicians to choose any principle to justify their arguments and undermined human rights.
Bound up in his support for Palestine, the Labour leader spilled over into a stream of anti-Semitism that classes Jews as aliens and un-British.
He’s no fascist. But he – and his movement – do things that corrode liberal democracy.
A judge has halted a high-profile fraud trial after the defendants were left unrepresented because of legal aid cuts.