December 12, 2019

A Review of Amelia Gentleman, The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, Guardian Faber, 2019.  320 pp. £18.99 (HB). ISBN: 978-1-78335-184-8.

Practical Jurisprudence

The question of how individuals ought to respond to unjust demands that are enshrined in la...

July 29, 2019

A Review of Aziz Choudry (ed.), Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression, Pluto Press, 2019.  264 pp. £29.00 (PB). ISBN: 978 0 7453 3780 7

“So what is the purpose of undercover policing?  It has not been successful in the sense of traditional polic...

June 16, 2019

A Review of Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger (eds.), Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe, UCL Press, 2018.  293 pp. £35 (HB). ISBN: 978-1-78735-277-3



August 21, 2018

A Review of Lisa Heschl, Protecting the Rights of Refugees Beyond European Borders: Establishing Extraterritorial Legal Responsibilities, Intersentia. 2018. 255pp. £75 (HB). ISBN: 978-1-78068-614-1

It is, of course, possible that an individual might encounter a situatio...

June 4, 2018

A Review of Chris Ashford and Paul McKeown (eds.), Social Justice and Legal Education. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2018. 325pp., £71.00 (HB). ISBN: 978-1-5275-0646-6

If advice and representation are still considered to be core activities conducted by members of the l...

April 25, 2018

A Review of The Secret Barrister, Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken. Macmillan, 2018. 376pp. £11.55 (HB). IBSN: 978-1-5098-4110-3.

It is remarkable how seldom Secret Barrister (SB) is able to call to aid rules of professional ethics to confront the “culture of erro...

April 10, 2018

A Review of Patricia Mindus, European Citizenship after Brexit: Freedom of Movement and Rights of Residence, Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. 123pp. £20.00 (HB). IBSN: 978-3-319-51773-5

The United Kingdom (UK) government has never been wholly comfortable with the migration and...

February 6, 2018

A Review of Deborah Gabriel and Shirley Anne Tate (eds.), Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia. London: IOE Press. 2017. 152 pp., £24.99 (PB). IBSN: 978-1-85856-849-2.

Inside the Ivory Tower is a collection of...

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