Ernie Rea and guests discuss the relationship between religion and the law.
The story of the struggle for 'habeas corpus' in an England on the verge of Civil War.
Author and commentator Eliane Glaser makes a progressive case for authority.
Keir Starmer explores relationships between justice, retribution and the passage of time.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the relationship between Christianity and the law.
Clive Anderson and guests ask if the government should be able to revoke our citizenship.
Chris Patten examines how governance affects sustainable development.
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Historian Alice Taylor on the slippery justice of extrajudicial detention.
Bettany Hughes investigates ideas of justice, from Babylon to the Old Bailey.
Brenda Hale asks what it means in the year 2020 to get a fair hearing.
George Orwell has been dead for 70 years. What can his ideas tell us about life in 2020?
Lord McCluskey concludes his lectures on the state of the British legal system.
Niall Ferguson asks if different systems of law are key to economic success.
Melvyn Bragg examines the science of taxonomy; the classification of the natural world.
Why obey the law? Does the law have any moral force?
Matthew ponders the human capacity for greed and altruism. With Kin Binmore.
Clive Anderson and guests discuss how justice can be achieved in the Arab Spring states.
Onora O'Neill examines extreme situations where danger and terror undermine trust.
What is fairness and are we naturally fair to each other? Michael Blastland investigates.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas about justice.