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Joshua Rozenberg
QC (hon). Britain's best-known commentator on the law. Trained as a lawyer before becoming a BBC journalist. Often asked to broadcast on breaking legal stories.
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Joshua Rozenberg 2h
Dame Victoria Sharp welcomed to her new post by Richard Atkins QC (Bar chair) (solicitors’ president) and Lord Garnier QC (from her former chambers). He says her thoroughness was legendary but she was never a dullard or a drudge.
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Joshua Rozenberg 2h
Lord Burnett tells a packed court that Dame Victoria Sharp, new president QBD, was pupil to Richard Rampton QC. One day, she stuffed a little gunpowder into his Gitanes. One exploded in his face. It went down as the only recorded example of a pupil trying to assassinate a master
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Joshua Rozenberg 2h
Dame Victoria Sharp is sworn in as president of the Queen’s Bench Division (top full-time criminal judge in England and Wales). She is welcomed by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon. As a barrister, she specialised in defamation and media law.
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Joshua Rozenberg 4h
On Law in Action, 4pm today, , an exclusive interview about jury research on rape myths; the court that can close your business down; and whether contestants on Love Island should have to leave their legal rights at the door of their villa:
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Joshua Rozenberg 11h
On Law in Action, 4pm today, , an exclusive interview about jury research on rape myths; the court that can close your business down in a few seconds; and whether contestants on Love Island should have to leave their legal rights at the door of their villa
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Joshua Rozenberg 13h
Legislation designed to protect allergy sufferers is even less likely to be called “Natasha’s Law” than the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 was likely to be called the Great Repeal Act.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 22
Replying to @Legal_Wannabe
Thank you! Glad to be of assistance.
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Kalisher Trust Jun 21
See our website for more information: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 30 JUNE 2019.
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Kalisher Trust Jun 21
📣📣📣 Three fantastic Kalisher opportunities with the and . Coverage in The Times Law: “They are paid, something of a rarity, and aimed at those intending to practise at the Criminal Bar or already doing so.”
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Kalisher Trust Jun 21
🚨Our internship applications with are open! 2018 intern: “A British junior barrister who started a death penalty internship in the US just weeks ago is involved in a case concerning one of the country’s worst school shootings of recent times.”
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Kalisher Trust Jun 21
We are pleased to launch the Kalisher Trust and paid internship [Sept 2019-June 2020]. The intern will work with Doughty Street barristers and the on death penalty cases in Commonwealth countries. 🚨DEADLINE 30 JUNE🚨
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 20
Interesting comments from Sir Brian Leveson this morning. Wonder what he’ll do post-retirement. Maybe a straight swap with Sir Adrian Fulford as Investigatory Powers Commissioner? Just a suggestion.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 18
Replying to @JoshuaRozenberg
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Defend Assange Campaign Jun 18
Interesting exchange here where Rozenberg (off-camera) tells WikiLeaks editor-in-chief that, as a UK journalist, he is not bound by a duty to publish, even when the information is newsworthy, truthful and in the public interest.
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Daniel Sternberg Jun 18
where next? My views on Law in Action on from 4pm.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 18
On Law in Action, 4pm today: what chance does Julian Assange have of challenging the US extradition request next year; challenging a PIP refusal at a tribunal; and the Australian barrister who’s at risk of being murdered by her former clients.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 17
I stand by what I wrote. And I stand by my tweets. But I’m not in a position to debate this extensively on Twitter — certainly not today.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 17
Replying to @sspowles @jeremy_gans
Happy to debate this with you some time but I think I have said all I can on Twitter.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 17
Replying to @MarcusJBall
Thanks. Your solicitors have my email address as they sent me your skeleton argument. But I’ll DM it to you too.
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Joshua Rozenberg Jun 17
I did.
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