Yuan Yi Zhu

Yuan Yi Zhu is a writer and academic. He tweets at @yuanyi_z

Small disputes involving ordinary people are not a waste of the courts’ time

Freemasons, extremists, even members of the Garrick Club can be appointed to the bench

The effect of the Woolf reforms was to replace one set of legal jargon with another

Legal “humour” is seldom more than mildly amusing

Tony Blair’s introduction of a US-style Supreme Court has served to undermine the supremacy of Parliament

The British Government must make it clear that it will not allow a foreign country to threaten British citizens

Legislation to resolve the injustice is not as straightforward as it seems

John Pocock defended Britain in its broadest sense

International law is often far less clear than it might sound

A domestic bill of rights is not necessarily the panacea its adherents intend it to be