Reviews



Weekend Books — Revolting Prostitutes

Writing for our sister publication Irish Legal News, Dublin solicitor Wendy Lyon examines the new bo ...

Published 9 November 2018

Review: BlackBerry KEY2 smartphone

It’s hard to believe only ten years have passed since touchscreen phone keyboards entered th ...

Published 5 October 2018

The secret’s out

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken SLN assistant editor Kapil Summan refl ...

Published 7 September 2018

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro LTE

It walks like a tablet, but talks like a laptop — the super slick Surface Pro is Microsoft&r ...

Published 31 July 2018

Film Review — In the Fade

Following the conclusion earlier this week of the five-year-long National Socialist Underground (N ...

Published 13 July 2018

Book review – The Scottish Parliament: Law and Practice

Often mis-attributed to Bismark, the poet John Godfey Saxe is reputed to have said that “Laws, lik ...

Published 26 March 2018

Film Review — Detroit

Fifty years on from the riots that rocked Detroit in 1967, director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker ...

Published 8 September 2017

Tartan is back in

The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner by John Keay In The Tartan Turban John Keay seeks ...

Published 1 September 2017

Lindell's List

The title of this book refers to an incident in April 1945. In response to the denial by SS Guards t ...

Published 21 April 2017

Classic text blighted by Chinese whispers

The Ruler's Guide by Chinghua Tang In 626CE Li Shimin murdered his brothers and forced his father t ...

Published 7 April 2017

Europe's last frontier

Border by Kapka Kassabova This is a magical book and one of the very, very few to open up the wild ...

Published 17 February 2017

Second-Hand Time

Anyone who wants to understand modern Russia and the collective sense of humiliation felt by the Rus ...

Published 3 February 2017

Agricultural Tenancies (Fourth Edition)

There is irony in the fact that whilst surveys show that the number of agricultural tenancies in S ...

Published 27 January 2017

Ike's Irish Lover

Barrister Kieron Wood has turned what might have been a footnote of history into a highly readable a ...

Published 13 January 2017

Commercial Awareness for Lawyers

Designed as a Diploma text, this book is worthy of a much wider, and older readership. It more than ...

Published 6 January 2017