Legislating without due care and attention

21 08 2010

Category: Law, Criminal Law, Politics

Solicitor Nick “Mr Loophole” Freeman is so proud of his reputation for securing acquittals for road traffic offences that he has a google ad that pops up if you type Mr Loophole. He has also trademarked the name – click here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Too much intelligence

15 11 2009

Category: Law, Media, Politics, Rowan Laxton

I wonder if Rowan Laxton will go the way of Craig Murray, former Ambassador to Uzbekistan who quit his post and gives vent to quite extreme views, quite forcefully expressed, on his blog. It suggests a man filled with rage, and hate, bitterness and bile. It’s impossible to read more than a few lines without recoiling from the vitriol.

More seriously, in a post I read he had decided to out someone as being an SIS (MI6) operative… Read the rest of this entry »