Writer and lawyer. Legal commentator at @FT and head of media at @Preiskel. Personal account. See @jackofkent for tweets on general law and policy.

'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.

David Allen Green

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.

Drip, drip, drip - the emergency surveillance law erodes our civil liberties

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.

Daniel Morgan - Resource Page

jackofkent.com — (Last updated 3 July 2014) Background Daniel Morgan was murdered in 1987. Five successive police investigations failed to result in any successful prosecution. There is wide concern that the investigations were compromised by police corruption. There is also an allegation that the News of the World (a client of one of the suspects) was involved at one point in the surveillance of an investigating officer.
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Oct 31, 2014

Went to see #BookofMormon. Superb, wonderfully lacking in earnestness.

Oct 31, 2014

@BARRISTERHULK Sorry my dear Hulk. But I never answer tweets ending with ", no?". xx

Oct 31, 2014

@brennanqc Ha ha, a snarky QC to end my week. Have a good weekend :-)

Oct 31, 2014

@susanhalluk That is what happens, when you leap to conclusions, and then tweet that conclusion as an accusation.

Oct 31, 2014

@susanhalluk Did you even look at the screenshot before tweeting? It is clearly another account using the App.

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