20th Feb 2020
As Michael McHugh explains, language is a powerful tool – in society and in law. ‘Coward punch’ describes a characteristic of the perpetrator of such an act: that in hitting a defenceless person in an unprovoked manner, the actor is not only committing a violent act but also, distinctly, is contemptibly lacking the courage to act in a proper or fair way.
1st Mar 2018
Paul Blake discusses what it means to be 'in custody'.