Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC (1926 – 2018)

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC Obituary
Much is likely to be written in the media concerning Sir Louis Blom-Cooper whose death at his home in London was announced on September 20, 2018. He was 92. I will not repeat here the details of his illustrious career, which are bound to appear elsewhere, rather mention a few anecdotes.… Read more “Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC (1926 – 2018)”

John Alderson (1922-2011)

by Bryan Gibson

I was saddened to learn of the death of John Alderson. I had many dealing with him across the years going back long before we published his classic text, ‘Principled Policing’ in 1998.

Together with Andrew Rutherford, John and I went on tour delivering a series of conferences, naturally trying to encourage alternative points of view to many of the mainstream imperatives of the 1980s.… Read more “John Alderson (1922-2011)”