From cannibalism to carbolic smoke balls, these are some of the fascinating cases that have made the law of England and Wales what it is today.
Some family members of aged care residents have resorted to hidden cameras to detect abuse and protect loved ones. But it's legally murky and erodes the privacy of the resident, staff and visitors.
A record number of immigrant children are being detained in the US. Here's what you need to know.
The Achilles' heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
As they shook off a particularly unpleasant colonial hangover, the justices of India's Supreme Court issued a remarkably emotional set of judgments.
A little-noticed court ruling represents the biggest setback for opponents of child porn in decades.
The government needs to revisit its punitive approach to drug users and stop sending them to prison to avoid overcrowding.
Research reveals the flaws in earwitness testimony – and why better guidelines are needed.
The Verdins principles affect the way offenders with mental health problems are sentenced in a court of law.
Gains made in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe could be reversed unless a legal provision is revised.
Domination of key South African markets by a few players, as displayed in the healthcare market inquiry, may require authorities to consider breaking up monopolies.
If Ghana is to fully harness the benefits of space technology, it will need space legislation and regulations.
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
The fires tearing through the Athens region are not an act of God, but a direct result of corruption and systematic disregard for the law.
The Supreme Court ruled that a British couple must stay married until 2020 because there was no 'fault' in their marriage.
The hotel company filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October, arguing it has immune from liability under federal law.
It is important that consideration is given to the role played by individuals working within departments, not just the government.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
Female suicide rate in Northern Ireland is high, and ambivalence about legalising abortion is likely to make matters worse.