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Magna Carta 800 Years On
How much of today's law really comes from Magna Carta?
Protecting the Innocent
Is the system for dealing with miscarriages of justice good enough? With Joshua Rozenberg.
The Strange Case of the Salted Snack
The salty snack that led to a six-year-old's exclusion from school. What does the law say?
A Day in the Life of a Magistrate
Would the system of lay magistrates be invented today? Presented by Joshua Rozenberg.
Migrants and Maritime Law
Do commercial ships have a legal duty to help those they find in distress at sea?
Bringing Assad to Justice
The prospects of mounting a successful prosecution against Syria's Bashar al-Assad.
Spies, Fifa, Fare Dodging
The proposal to give judges the power to authorise the interception of communications.
Courts on Trial
As Michael Gove says the justice system is failing, an expert panel critiques UK courts.
Legal Aid Cuts: The Solicitors' Verdict
Solicitors affected by cuts in criminal legal aid give their verdicts on the changes.
A Threat to Justice?
Joshua Rozenberg finds out why criminal courts charges have proved controversial.
Should doping in sport be criminalised?
Should doping in sport be criminalised? And the legal repercussions of the Paris attacks.
Mums Behind Bars
Should fewer mothers be sent to prison? Joshua Rozenberg asks if there are alternatives.
Drones and the Law
Joshua Rozenberg presents a look at how effective the law is at dealing with drones.
The End of Legal Highs?
Will new legislation deal effectively with the problem of so-called legal highs?
Joshua Rozenberg reports on offenders with mental-health problems.
Joshua Rozenberg travels to Belfast to untangle the legal layers of the 'gay cake' story.
Genocide v Crimes Against Humanity
Joshua Rozenberg examines the history and tension between two seemingly related laws
Artificial Intelligence and the Law
Joshua Rozenberg explores how artificial intelligence might change the legal profession.
Coercive and Controlling Behaviour
Joshua Rozenberg examines the new laws on coercive and controlling behaviour.
Sexual Risk Orders
Policing the daily life of potential sex offenders before they are given a conviction.
Brexit: The Legal Minefield
Will the UK referendum result lead to real legal independence?
Interview with Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions
The director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders speaks to Joshua Rozenberg.
Terrorism, Extremism and the Law
Interview with David Anderson QC - the Independent Reviewer of terrorism legislation.
Brexit in the High Court
What are the legal ramifications of the High Court ruling on the Brexit legal challenge?
Joint Enterprise and Homicide Law
Why did the Court of Appeal reject challenges to Joint Enterprise murder convictions?
Elizabeth Truss interview
Joshua Rozenberg interviews Elizabeth Truss.
Why Are We Short of Judges?
Vacancies for senior Judges and circuit Judges are now at an all-time high - why?
Fake News and the Law
Is current legislation adequate to deal with the phenomenon of fake news?
Joshua Goes to Prison
Are Scottish prisons doing better than those in England in Wales?
Trump, the FBI and the Law
Joshua Rozenberg explains the role of special counsel in the US legal system
The Law After the Election
In a special live edition, Joshua Rozenberg considers what the election means for the law.
Grenfell Tower: Inquest or Public Inquiry?
Should an inquest or a public inquiry occur after multiple deaths? And is bridge a sport?
Interview with the Lord Chancellor David Lidington
The agenda for the new justice secretary, the law and holograms, and ageing sex offenders.
The Lawyers Working for GCHQ
Joshua Rozenberg talks to the director for legal affairs at the intelligence agency GCHQ
Acid Attacks and the Law
Proposals for new acid and corrosive offences.
Investigating the Dead
Joshua Rozenberg asks what's the point of investigating the dead over allegations of abuse
Interview with The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
Joshua Rozenberg talks to Sir Ian Burnett for his first interview since taking office.
Failings in Evidence Disclosure
Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders speaks on recent disclosure failings.
Sex Discrimination Law
Does the law regarding sex discrimination in the workplace need to be reformed?
Driverless Cars and the Law
If a driverless car has a crash, who is responsible - the owner or the manufacturer?
Interview with Lord Chancellor David Gauke
Lord chancellor and secretary of state for justice David Gauke speaks to Joshua Rozenberg.
Should it be easier to end a marriage? Joshua Rozenberg investigates.
Should justice move online?
Are online courts a good idea? Joshua Rozenberg reports from Vancouver.
Social media in the dock
Does social media pose a threat to criminal justice and how can fair trials be ensured?
Facial Recognition Technology
Is face mapping a valuable tool in the fight against crime or a threat to civil liberties?
Should a former soldier be tried without a jury?
Should serious crimes be tried by a judge alone? And bias against female lawyers in the US
Can the law rein in Amazon?
Are the tech giants anti-competitive? And should having a past block a child's future?
How did the US Supreme Court become so powerful?
The extraordinary case that rewrote the way America is governed
Peacemaking, New York style.
Can justice based on ancient tradition work better than a criminal court?
The Supreme Court
Behind the scenes at the UK's top court
The Family Drug and Alcohol Court
How a court in Coventry tries to solve social problems via the law.
Inside the prison where inmates study alongside law students.
Online Abuse and the Law
Is our legal system failing victims of online abuse?
Brexit and the EU judiciary
What will happen to the European Union judiciary after Brexit?
Raising the Bar?
Should a non-traditional background be a bar to joining the Bar?
Julian Assange: What next?
US prosecutors want Julian Assange extradited - what are their chances of success?
Do juries believe in rape myths? An update on new research into what jurors really think.
Legal lessons from Brexit
Joshua Rozenberg asks what we can learn about the law and the constitution from Brexit.
Help for vulnerable witnesses
A look at a scheme to help vulnerable witnesses by letting them give pre-recorded evidence
Should parents with a history of domestic abuse be allowed to see their children?
What’s it really like to be in prison?
The secrets of life behind bars, revealed in a new podcast series.
How effective is the Parole Board at predicting whether a criminal will reoffend?
The unique sensory room designed to put child witnesses with autism at their ease.
An Enterprising Court
A look inside the commercial court, one of the UK’s most successful invisible exports.
How good are employment tribunals at resolving disputes between employers and staff?
Deferred Prosecution Agreements: pragmatic but unprincipled?
Why is large-scale fraud so hard to prosecute? Joshua Rozenberg investigates.
Justice in lockdown
Can virtual courts deliver justice? Joshua Rozenberg reports.
Gambling with the law
How a case about a £7.7 million win at baccarat changed the legal test of dishonesty.
Reinventing the law
Joshua Rozenberg asks if new ways of working can deliver justice at a time of crisis.
The International Criminal Court
Is the International Criminal Court beset by incompetence, or a lifeline for victims?
What can the Great Fire of London teach us about dealing with our current pandemic?
How the UK’s first law centre still provides free legal advice, 50 years after its birth.
Jack Merritt's legacy
Remembering Jack Merritt, murdered in the London Bridge attack a year ago.
Civil Justice for Harry Dunn?
The civil claim in the Anne Sacoolas case, and how is the pandemic affecting jury trials?
Exclusive interview with the lawyer of Anne Sacoolas
Amy Jeffress, the US lawyer of Anne Sacoolas, speaks exclusively to Joshua Rozenberg.
Can the law fight climate change?
As governments and fossil fuel companies are being sued, can the law fight climate change?
Reforming Judicial Review
Does the government's response to Lord Faulks's report on Judicial Review go too far?