Religion, law and the constitution

Balancing beliefs in Britain

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Coded Hate Speech-Is this something which the law can address?

Human beings collect words and phrases like jackdaw’s hoard shiny things, and communities use language, consciously and unconsciously, as a means of creating and maintaining collective identity.  Whether this phenomenon is neutral, positive or deeply destructive...

High and Low Constitutional Culture

If you eat in a restaurant in the US, the waiter is likely to be somewhat aggrieved if you fail to leave a tip, in contrast, if you try to leave a tip in Japan it probably won't be accepted.  The rules of engagement for the same interaction are different within...

Capitol Invasion and Constitutional Culture

At the time of writing the dust has still not cleared a mob of pro-Trump supporters storming the Capitol Building. As the world looked on in disbelief, a motley crew of enraged loyalists to the outgoing President surged forwards and, quite literally, ran riot. Many...