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The Ministry of Justice and the Saudis: ten more unanswered questions

jackofkent.com — UK & #Saudi Ministers of Justice - Rt Hon Chris Grayling & Dr al Issa - sign mou on judicial #cooperation pic.twitter.com/JXqES7D8AI - UKinSaudiArabia (@UKinSaudiArabia) September 11, 2014 At 10:46 this morning I emailed the following questions to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) press office for answers by 17:00 (for a follow-up piece to this detailed post on the proposed MoJ commercial deal with the Saudi state): 1.

A conflict of interest - the Saudi state and the UK’s Ministry of Justice

jackofkent.com — UK & #Saudi Ministers of Justice - Rt Hon Chris Grayling & Dr al Issa - sign mou on judicial #cooperation pic.twitter.com/JXqES7D8AI - UKinSaudiArabia (@UKinSaudiArabia) September 11, 2014 The proposed commercial deal between the Saudi Arabian state and the UK's Ministry of Justice (MoJ) - whereby the Saudis will pay some £5.9 million for MoJ assistance for its punishment system - prompts a number of concerns.

The Ministry of Justice and the Saudis: the unanswered questions

jackofkent.com — UK & #Saudi Ministers of Justice - Rt Hon Chris Grayling & Dr al Issa - sign mou on judicial #cooperation pic.twitter.com/JXqES7D8AI - UKinSaudiArabia (@UKinSaudiArabia) September 11, 2014 So yesterday I asked the press office of the Ministry of Justice questions about its "commercial" proposal to Saudi Arabia (see here and here): 1.

The Ministry of Justice’s commercial proposal to Saudi Arabia

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.

Acts of terrorism and Terrorism Acts

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.

What is a ‘policy’ - and what is good policymaking?

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.

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.
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Jan 29, 2015

RT @LouiseMensch: Suspect "I'm wearing Ede & Ravenscroft" is going viral amongst m'learned community as we speak :) #AmalClooney

Jan 29, 2015

RT @colinrosenthal: @DavidAllenGreen @matthewtaunton Better in full: "The Poet accused me of verbing a noun, but I soon fixed him. I threatened to noun a verb."

Jan 29, 2015

@TheEulerID Meant in good spirit, and I Rtd the corrected version. Life too short, etc.

Jan 29, 2015

RT @TheEulerID: @DavidAllenGreen Indeed, it's not uncommon for there to be purely internal, non-public blogs in big organisations.

Jan 29, 2015

RT @TheEulerID: @DavidAllenGreen technically blog is a contraction of weblog. So it's web based, but companies and other institutions can have intranets.

Jan 29, 2015

@TheEulerID Good grief - a response from you which is actually helpful and non-annoying :-) Thanks ;-)

Jan 29, 2015

Just found a mention in a judgment of "internet based blogging". Could there be any other form of blogging?

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