Whatever Happened to Treason?

CSM EDITORIAL Amended several times over the centuries, Britain’s Treason Act of 1351 remains. However the last time it was used was in 1946 at the trial of William Joyce – otherwise known as Lord Haw-Haw. Joyce assisted Germany during World War II by broadcasting Nazi propaganda and was executed by hanging for treason. While the 665-year-old act has not been used in the modern … Continue reading Whatever Happened to Treason?

Brexit Gunpowder Treason & Plot

BY JAMIE FOSTER Remember, remember the 4th of November, it’s the day the legal profession took leave of its senses. Hopefully temporarily but certainly noticeably. It was perhaps unsurprising. It is not often that a constitutional law case which could help define our political future appears on the front of our national newspapers with such a barrage of fireworks. It is easy to be drawn … Continue reading Brexit Gunpowder Treason & Plot