Law Category

23/08/2021

Official Secrets Act

The UK has had an Official Secrets Act since concerns…

10/02/2021

Alfred the Great’s book of laws

One of the achievements of Alfred the Great (849-899), King…

01/01/2021

Disabled access

Both World Wars, by producing many more physically and mentally…

08/11/2020

Common law

Common law embodies the natural instinct towards knowing what is…

21/08/2020

Libel

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will…

30/06/2020

Crown Courts

The Courts Act of 1971 established the network of Crown…

03/06/2020

Trading Standards

Since the 10th century there have been laws on weights…

18/05/2020

Maritime law

Queen Eleanor (1122-1204), mother of King Richard I ‘the Lionheart’…

01/05/2020

Solicitors

Solicitors are the British citizen’s first port-of-call for any legal…

04/04/2020

Youth Courts

After the dust of the Industrial Revolution had settled, there…

29/03/2020

Fair trial

The right to a fair trial is one which applies…

02/03/2020

Pound sterling (GBP)

The pound sterling is the world’s oldest surviving unit of…