Review of The Jewish Contribution to English Law

I spent many happy hours appearing before Barrington Black at Harrow Crown Court, and I am therefore delighted to review his latest book, The Jewish Contribution to English Law: Through 1858 to Modern Times. It is a guide to eminent and some not so eminent Jewish lawyers of the 20th and 21st C, with short biographies of many who are in practice or on the Bench today.… Read more “Review of The Jewish Contribution to English Law”

Alan Longwell’s review of The Maze Prison

Alan Longwell's review of The Maze Prison
Tom Murtagh worked in key senior leadership roles in both the Northern Ireland Prison Service and Her Majesty’s Prison Service of England and Wales. He earned a reputation of being an insightful, strong and (especially) resilient leader – a leader who consistently demonstrated the ability to cut through to the core of an issue.… Read more “Alan Longwell’s review of The Maze Prison”

John Semple’s review of The Maze Prison

John Semple's review of The Maze Prison
This book gives an accurate account of events as I recall them and sadly illustrates the dilemma all Northern Ireland Prison Service staff had to endure over the years of Long Kesh and Maze. It also highlights the folly of trying to operate a prison establishment like The Maze, with its highly dangerous convicted criminal population, while ignoring the views of prison professionals.… Read more “John Semple’s review of The Maze Prison”