'His nose was very badly damaged, literally bent the other way. He’s got external and internal stitches, including several inside his mouth. He can’t feel a thing on the left side of his face'
The Psychoactive Substances Act is due to come into effect on 26 May, but sprialling use among prisoners raises concerns clampdown attempts are proving ineffectual
Five members of staff were arrested after undercover filming in the unit appeared to show staff bullying vulnerable children and using unnecessary force to restrain them
Abdul Basit’s mother tells The Independent his ‘life has become a bigger punishment than death’
The girl was allegedly set on fire by her 19-year-old suspected attacker in the Sherpur region of the Punjab
Research suggests dynasty’s talent for instilling obedience in its subjects is still ingrained several generations on
A Supreme Court ruling could result in a number of defendants convicted under the doctrine of joint enterprise appealing their convictions
The Supreme Court judgement could lead to a number of appeals by those convicted under the doctrine of joint enterprise
In 2015, the average hourly rate charged by partners at the so-called Magic Circle firms reached a new record of £850
World View: The court needs to sign up more countries; to streamline its procedures; to mature. Because never before in history has there been a forum for the weak to obtain justice from those who would like to consider themselves all-powerful. It demands to be nurtured
Total could top 11 million if unknown numbers held in Chinese and North Korean detention centres were included
Seven years of Jacqueline Sauvage’s remaining 10-year sentence are waived
Lord Chief Justice says judges 'feel that the burdens of work imposed on them have increased'
Miklas Scholz: 'I have written many journals so I am used to writing in proper English and proper sentences and wouldn’t use words and phrases like being ‘in hot water’ to describe being in trouble because it is not correct'
What will happen to the innocent people who may already have pleaded guilty?
He's already got David Cameron to tear up a prison deal with Saudi Arabia and has reversed Chris Grayling's ludicrous ban on books – what's next?