Ken Clarke, the Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, has described the Bloody Sunday inquiry as a "disaster in terms of time and expense" that got "ludicrously out of hand" in an interview with Sky News.
Why are there so few women on the bench? One reason is that the inns of court are not the most child-friendly places for mothers with young children.
Six members of the Israeli Supreme Court flew home this morning after spending a week in London as guests of their British counterparts.
Cherie Booth QC has been cleared of allegations of judicial misconduct.
My column in today's Law Society Gazette draws attention to how little we know about the government's plans for legal reform. It also draws attention to this week's edition of Law in Action, which you can hear on Radio 4 tonight at 8 pm or at any time by clicking here.
The president of the Supreme Court defended the Human Rights Act tonight as "a vital part of the foundation of our fight against terrorism".
Joshua Rozenberg is an independent legal commentator who presents Law in Action on BBC Radio 4.
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