Writer and lawyer. Legal commentator at @FT and head of media at @Preiskel. Personal account. Also at @jackofkent.

Evidence emerges on UK state surveillance of legally privileged material

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.

Are inquiries a bad thing?

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.

'Teaching can't merely be learnt on-the-job'

telegraph.co.uk — More and more teacher training that used to take place in partnership between high performing schools and Britain's outstanding universities is being handed over to the School Direct programme. This little discussed move has serious implications for the education of our children.

English judges, free expression, and the criminal law

blogs.ft.com — Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice. David Allen Green is the author of the Jack of Kent blog and was previously legal correspondent of the New Statesman.

Are the UK police using RIPA to get around legal privilege?

blogs.ft.com — David Allen Green on law and policy Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice.

RIPA requests, Plebgate, and journalistic sources

blogs.ft.com — David Allen Green on law and policy Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice.

Is viewing a video a criminal offence under terrorism law?

blogs.ft.com — David Allen Green on law and policy Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice.

England, Do Not Be Afraid

newleftproject.org — Whilst researching for my new e-book, 42 reasons to support Scottish independence , I spent some time looking at historic election results. The answer to my question was three: Since the 1832 Reform Act, I can only find three Prime Ministers who depended on Scottish MPs: Asquith, Wilson and Callaghan.

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blogs.ft.com — An ape takes a selfie: but who owns the copyright in the photograph? This question is in the news because of a decision contained in the recent Wikimedia Foundation Transparency Report: A photographer left his camera unattended in a national park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Ape selfies and the law of copyright

blogs.ft.com — David Allen Green on law and policy Welcome. This blog looks at law and policy, and it also looks at the media representation of legal and policy matters. The blog is usually written from a critical but liberal perspective. Nothing on this blog constitutes legal advice.
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Nov 21, 2014

That is it for another week. Have a great weekend, and thank you for following.

Nov 21, 2014

My legal aid post will (finally) be up on Monday - thanks for your patience.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @rafaelbehr: Our political discourse is stunted enough by fear of saying the wrong thing. Fear of implying the wrong thing with a pic takes to new level

Nov 21, 2014

RT @suzanne_moore: Just waiting for the announcement that Myleene is the new Shadow Attorney General .

Nov 21, 2014

RT @beingahistorian: Could have been a #plebgate in 1886 it seems. Harcourt recommended a 'plebian' be installed in the Board of Trade. Chamberlain got the gig.

Nov 21, 2014

@DBanksy @TimMinogue As I said, for that letter to end up in public domain in this way would make me an unhappy and worried LA lawyer.

Nov 21, 2014

@TimMinogue @mjrharris @DBanksy As I said; I would not be a happy LA lawyer if this rested only on PI or qp.

Nov 21, 2014

@mjrharris @TimMinogue @DBanksy Seriously. This is not a case to rely on PI. Either it can be justified or it cannot.

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