September 17, 2015
In the Times today Lord Pannick QC discusses the recently announced RAF drone strike that killed Reyaad Khan and another British “Islamic State” fighter.
He agrees with me that article 51 of the UN Charter permits defence […]
September 1, 2011
I must write about something other than John Hemming MP and his causes soon, or else I’ll become an obsessed man, and start suing everyone, or something.
But before leaving the subject, I must pick up on something written by […]
November 20, 2008
David Pannick QC was made a Lord not long ago; and now he’s made his maiden speech, about the relationship between ministers and the judiciary, essentially. I’m glad he agrees with me about Paul Dacre, and I […]
January 28, 2008
New appointees to the High Court bench are, it turns out, embarrassingly white, male, public-schooly and barristerial. I wish I could argue that true appointment on merit may or may not result in more black and women appointees, more […]