Seventy years after it was first launched, legal aid’s principles of equality are a shadow of what they once were.
Police have to analyse over 31m documents, 2,500 pieces of evidence and 2,332 witness statements. This makes Grenfell the biggest and most complex corporate manslaughter case ever brought.
Sally Challen, convicted of murdering her husband in 2010, will now face a retrial. A lawyer explains the legal significance of the ruling.
The criminalisation of fracking protesters is not the exception, it has become the rule.
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.
As a result of the ruling, more detail of future Parole Board decisions should be available to victims.
Without public pressure, politicians won’t make improving conditions in prisons a priority.
A succession of leaders have failed to address its problems.
The UK's family court system is at breaking point.
Problems in the UK prison system go back decades, if not centuries.
Two teenagers have been sentenced to life for a double murder. But their crime is extremely rare.
Responses to rape have improved, and they must continue to do so.
One solution: free those remaining people imprisoned for their own protection.
Legal aid cuts have made people going to court turn for help elsewhere.
Compared with other attempts to mend deep wounds after wars and conflicts, the Chilcot Report falls depressingly short.
The Birmingham Six were released after spending 17 years in prison for crimes they did not commit – there’s still work to do to stop it happening again.
Prosecutors will no longer be able to fall back on racist stereotypes of gang violence.
Law lords ruled that a controversial law which has led to hundreds of murder convictions has been misconstrued.
It’s important to look beyond the same old gender sterotypes.
What are the arguments for and against the death penalty and do they stand up to examination?