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Admissibility & The Lack of Legal Counsel, A Comparative Perspective: Her Majesty’s Advocate v P (Scotland) [UKSC]

In early October the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom [‘UKSC’] was asked to determine whether evidence with an independent life of its own, obtained from an individual without a lawyer, is admissible in light of the respective guarantees to a fair trial and to legal advice in Articles 6(1) and 6(3) of the European […]

Star Wars Episode VII: Return of the Imperial Stormtroopers

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”, the Imperial Stormtroopers— menacing soldiers of the Galactic Empire clad in all-white helmet and armour—were no longer servants of the evil Palpatine and Darth Vader; instead, they had become the potential trophy of an epic quest initiated by George Lucas, the creator of the Star […]