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There’s no denying that Jodie Comer's West End debut, brought to cinemas yesterday by National Theatre Live, is electrifying. From the moment she walks on stage as Tessa, a confident criminal defence lawyer on the verge of greatness at the London bar, Comer demands nothing less than rapt atten

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Irish Legal News assistant editor Connor Beaton reviews an account of the 1922 battle between supporters and opponents of the Anglo-Irish Treaty which all but destroyed the Four Courts, home to the superior courts of Ireland. For the last four years, the dome of the Four Courts in the heart of Dubli

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Director Joe Berlinger's new Ted Bundy biopic arrives in cinemas and on Sky Cinema today amid a storm of controversy over its casting of former teen heart-throb Zac Efron as the notorious murderer, rapist and necrophile who killed at least 30 women in the 1970s. The film, described by Berlinger as a

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American lawyer David Rudolf, whose client Michael Peterson was the focus of the Netflix hit The Staircase, has said mounting interest in crime documentaries and podcasts is helping to hold the criminal justice system to account. Mr Rudolf, who is speaking in Edinburgh on November 25th, told Scottis

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US star lawyer David Rudolf, who featured in the popular Netflix documentary The Staircase, has urged Scotland not to scrap its historic ‘not proven’ verdict ahead of a new speaking tour focused on problems with the criminal justice system in the US and abroad. In an interview with Scott

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It’s hard to believe only ten years have passed since touchscreen phone keyboards entered the mainstream, sweeping away the misery of millions who otherwise had to type messages with a number pad. Unfortunately for BlackBerry and its iconic QWERTY keyboard, the touchscreen revolution also her

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