Alex Benn has written a post examining the Attorney General’s reference in the case about the toppling of the statue of Edward Colston during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol in 2020.
Alex examines the case’s battleground of ‘political posturing’ and what it means for barristers who seek to address broader issues within the confines of criminal trials. Writing for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, the piece is entitled, ‘The “Colston Four” and the Walls of Criminal Trials’.
Read more: [Oxford Human Rights Hub]
RLC member Alex Benn is also a senior lecturer in law at University College, Oxford, specialising in issues of criminal justice and discrimination.