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Tips for Tweeting Lawyers, by CrimeGirl

Twitter offers many benefits for legal practitioners and trainees. But it’s easy to get carried away, and not everyone is as circumspect or discreet as they should be. In this guest post, the barrister who tweets as @CrimeGirl offers a handy list of hints. Continue reading

Lady Hale remembers: how law has changed since the Sixties

This article is based on the rough note made by Paul Magrath of the keynote speech of Baroness Hale of Richmond PSC at the annual conference of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) on 13 June 2019. If and when the verbatim text is published, we will update with a link. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 17 June 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes the Hong Kong extradition bill protests, proposed changes in the law on surrogacy, the reluctance of French judges to face digital scrutiny, and the semi-centenary conference of our British and Irish law librarians’ association. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR – 10 June 2019

In this week’s roundup of legal news and commentary, the criminal bar takes up arms against the slings and arrows of outrageous legal aid cuts, though extra funding is now available to swell the thinning cohort of the senior judiciary; meanwhile Henry VIII appears in full fig in the Online Courts bill and we have updates on recent cases and forthcoming events. Continue reading