Barbara Hewson is a barrister in London
09 September 2013 11:51 AM
Childbirth is an unpredictable event, and things can go wrong with alarming speed. I have seen some dire outcomes where women opted for a home birth, against advice
The CPS bends over backwards to help complainants in child sex abuse cases. It's kind, but is it fair?
02 September 2013 02:39 PM
The guidelines on prosecuting these cases aim to avoid the old myths and stereotypes about victims and perpetrators. Instead they propagate a whole new set
07 August 2013 06:40 PM
If you accuse a person of a criminal offence, which could result in his imprisonment, you should expect to come to court and be questioned about your account, in public
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