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Is SILK too slick?

As a courtroom drama, Silk has much to recommend it. Whatever practitioners may tell you, most court cases are pretty dull, so you need a strong plot and a cast of larger than life characters to inject the necessary drama. Peter Moffatt, who scripted the series, has long form for this, including Kavanagh QC and Continue reading

A suitable case for tweetment?

Can the common law be developed by instant blogging? Should precedents be recorded by live updates on Twitter? That’s the surprising possibility conjured up in a recent Guardian Law Blog: There is something rather quaint about journalists in the 21st century using pens and notebooks to record what goes on in court hearings when the Continue reading