The battlefield is dead
The traditional arena of war is no more. Will it give way to a perpetual continuum of military and paramilitary violence?
Two people drive drunk at night: one kills a pedestrian, one doesn't. Does the unlucky killer deserve more blame or not?
Law in the Jungle
The ultimate ‘outsider’ space, the Jungle refugee camp in Calais became its own society, the no-borders idea made real
Why men rape
It’s not a profound mystery, or explained by deep psychosocial complexity. For rapists, rape is easy. And that must stop
The legal imagination
Hypotheticals, fantastical beings, and a fictional omnibus: legal reasoning is made supple by its use of the imagination
Crimes of the future
Predictive policing uses algorithms to analyse data and cut crime. But does it really work, and should it be trusted?
In treating the nation’s founders as holy relics, America forgets they were revolutionaries and risk-takers
What kind of citizen was he?
Conventional wisdom sees Socrates as a martyr for free speech, but he accepted his death sentence for a different cause