Law

  • People

    The problem with Brock Turner and the “outercourse” defence

    What is outercourse and how is it used in the legal system?

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Freda Black, the assistant DA in the Netflix's The Staircase, seen at trial.
    People

    The prosecutor from Netflix's The Staircase dead at 57

    She was found in her home on Sunday.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Visible Women

    England’s first female barrister was a tireless advocate for women’s rights

    This week’s Forgotten Woman is Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise at the bar in England and a champion of gender equality.

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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  • Long Reads

    “The upskirting bill is just the start. Here’s what we need to tackle next”

    There are still big, gaping holes in the law - and it's time to make a change

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    “Why we need to finally legalise abortion in Ireland”

    The country will be voting in a referendum in two days time

    Posted by
    Sinead Gleeson
    Published
  • Long Reads

    "I am a survivor of domestic abuse. This is my story"

    Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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  • Life

    This woman is campaigning to support jurors sitting on harrowing cases

    She was traumatised after serving as a juror on a major UK murder trial

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Life

    Woman forced to abandon rape case after five years of error and delay

    “The system that everything goes through is completely wrong"

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
    Published
  • Visible Women

    We can't believe these shockingly sexist laws existed in the UK

    Case in point: men were legally allowed to rape their wives until 1991

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • People

    Weinstein’s former assistant speaks out about dangers of non-disclosure agreements

    It’s the first time Zelda Perkins has spoken on camera about her experiences with Harvey Weinstein.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published