Legal Profession

The law and the morphing of past into present

Law reporter Matthew Brotherton takes a trip down Jackanapes Lane, subject of an Act of Parliament promoted by his ancestor, Thomas Brotherton MP, exactly 320 years ago today, and comments on how in law the past is always with us Continue reading

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