Tag: Justice

UK: Women Prisoners Potentially Face Extra Jail Time For Refusing to Call Transgender Inmates Preferred Pronouns

Women behind bars in the United Kingdom are at risk of bumping up their prison sentence bigly should they dare to refer to their fellow male ‘transgender’ inmates by he/him. Lord David Wolfson, minister within the UK justice ministry, stated...

/ 11/10/2021

Are the Taliban Burkean Conservatives?

A Historicist Revolt in Jurisprudence “The Guilty Have No Past” – Death in June Edmund Burke’s ‘Reflections on the Revolution in France’ cemented, in the eyes of conventional scholars and lay people alike, his place as the father of modern...

/ 22/08/2021

The Irish Supreme Court: The Hidden Parliament

Theoretical framework of a Supreme Court The initial presumption behind a Supreme Court is that its judges would merely be mouthpieces for what is written down in the Constitution. The French philosopher Montesquieu described this as judges merely being ‘the...

/ 29/08/2020

What Happened to ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’?

The author of this article is a barrister with many years of experience. Back on 5th November 2018, in a rape trial in Cork, the trial's defence counsel in her closing speech to the jury used the following words: “Does...

/ 05/02/2019