New legislation gives the government power to clamp down on public gatherings – but the changes have a time limit.
The law on indecent imagery of children should distinguish between pictures or videos produced by young people and those taken by adults.
Neither jurors nor judges can be relied upon to put aside their incorrect beliefs about rape. What's the answer?
There are still some serious issues around food labelling that must be addressed and enforcement is one of them.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
Laws against 'revenge porn', upskirting, deepfake pornography are piecemeal, and a review will take years to conduct. Here are three things government can do now to support victims.
Campaigners in the UK are pushing to protect privacy and make the security services more accountable.
Research into attitudes reveals some startling findings.
The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
New laws were supposed to protect people from living in unsafe conditions – but in the eyes of a judge, property guardians might not even count as 'tenants'.
Sally Challen, convicted of murdering her husband in 2010, will now face a retrial. A lawyer explains the legal significance of the ruling.
The end of the era of self-regulation for big tech companies is nigh.
According to Pornhub, the UK has a growing fascination with sex in public – and watching porn on mobile devices. But what does the law say?
It is little discussed and yet the administrative justice system is a cornerstone of social justice.
The government's own review of its legislation to tackle 'legal highs' reveals the unintended consequences of the law – consequences we predicted.
Academic experts explain the key details of the draft Brexit deal agreed by UK and EU negotiators.
Studies looking at a cross section of the UK population have long recognised FOBTs as contributors to harmful gambling.
Counter-terrorism legislation has created a permanent zone of suspicion – but not for everyone.
The criminalisation of fracking protesters is not the exception, it has become the rule.
Record numbers of families rent privately in England. But the law has not kept a fair balance between landlord and tenant rights.