Clive Anderson examines the 2003 case that aimed to decide who the founder of Kolkata was.
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Clive Anderson and guests explore the Somersett Case from 1772.
Should fewer mothers be sent to prison? Joshua Rozenberg asks if there are alternatives.
Should doping in sport be criminalised? And the legal repercussions of the Paris attacks.
Joshua Rozenberg finds out why criminal courts charges have proved controversial.
Solicitors affected by cuts in criminal legal aid give their verdicts on the changes.
As Michael Gove says the justice system is failing, an expert panel critiques UK courts.
The proposal to give judges the power to authorise the interception of communications.
The prospects of mounting a successful prosecution against Syria's Bashar al-Assad.
Do commercial ships have a legal duty to help those they find in distress at sea?