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Life in balance

Kindness in court: who cares?

Accuser and accused: the law out of balance?

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Life in balance

Despite the desire for work-life balance, flexible working remains elusive for many solicitors. We spoke to employers large and small to find out how it can operate successfully in today’s world

Kindness in court: who cares?

The author proposes a counter-intuitive method for Scottish judges to achieve the goal of crime reduction, disruption to the cycle of violence and shrinking numbers in our creaking prisons

Control of our borders: the 2021 vision

Although Brexit will significantly hit migration from the EU, the Government’s white paper on the immigration system to apply from 2021 could attract higher migration from non-EU countries

Domestic abuse redefined

A consultant forensic clinical psychologist outlines the scope of domestic abuse under the 2018 Act, and some of the issues that will arise in putting it into practice

Accuser and accused: the law out of balance?

The proceedings against Lord Lester illustrate the author's argument that the law has become contorted in its attempts to apply the civil standard of proof in determining serious allegations

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