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Archive of the posts written by author : Joe Towse.

Legal aid reform – a brief introduction to the principles and issues

Article 6(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights (as enacted in the UK by…

Bloodstock Open Air 2012: The review

A terrible group rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody accompanies the shuttle bus transfer from Lichfield to Catton…

The top 50 releases of 2011

So here we have it, the fabled end of year list. Don’t read too much…

Damnation Festival 2011: The review

The seventh year of Damnation Festival, held at Leeds University’s Student Union, is set to…

Musical gems, part 3

Since the last post, I’ve changed the name, as I found the use of the…

Gems from the music underground: Part II

Okay, I have decided to write another one of these, and perhaps branch out a…

Boxing and consent

Since when has getting one’s jollies from seeing two human beings attempting to savage each…

Why super-injunctions are not, in fact, super

There is currently a very real chance of Twitter and several of its users coming…

The draconian effect of copyright law

N.B. Sorry that this is a long read, but it is a very broad subject.…

Gems from the music underground: Part 1

This is a new series – although I’m not sure how frequently it will be…