Archive for March, 2012

Without Prejudice | 9 March 2012 | Free speech special

March 9, 2012

Law blogger Charon QC chairs as Nick Cohen, writer, journalist and author of You Can’t Read This Book joins Joanne Cash, David Allen Green and Carl Gardner to talk about free speech in Britain today including threats to it from extreme religion, libel and privacy law, whether Britain needs its own First Amendment, and government plans to allow very free speech to employers.

Without Prejudice | 2 March 2012

March 2, 2012

Law blogger Charon QC chairs as Times law columnist Gary Slapper joins David Allen Green and Carl Gardner to talk about civil disobedience and the rule of law, the Sedley v Sumption debate about whether judges are becoming too political, whether the News of the World tried to undermine a murder investigation, and whether QCs should be abolished.