How election courts work: The Alistair Carmichael case & other trials

Four voters from Orkney and Shetland raised a court challenge after May’s general election, claiming that their MP, Alistair Carmichael, had breached election law by falsely denying complicity in the leak of a memo that suggested Nicola Sturgeon was secretly hoping for a Conservative victory. I wrote on the Scottish…

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Prison campus: how PoWs sat law degrees

The first post on this site was published in October, looking at some compelling minutes documenting the lead-up to the Second World War. It is rare to describe dusty old minutes as compelling, but these really were, narrating as they did a Dutch law faculty seeking support as continental Europe…

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