This week, the government announced that it would support what is being called ‘Turing’s Law’. The law will pardon gay and bisexual men convicted for consensual homosexual acts in the past. … Continued
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No. 12 of #50cases. When a person is convicted of murder in the United States, they can sometimes find themselves on death row. Can the UK extradite a murder suspect if … Continued
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