Zoë Chapman writes Opinion piece following Clapham Common Vigil and a look at the new Crime Bill. She said:
"It is often said that the criminal justice system is failing women. The images and reports emerging from Saturday night, of police officers – mostly male – manhandling those they are supposed to protect, will do little to counter that image. This is by no means the first time that women, particularly black women, have experienced physical and other forms of violence at the hands of the police. Nor is this the first example of efforts to criminalise peaceful protest - but it is the latest, in a list of recent, poignant examples."
Read more in The Law Society Gazette: [Law Society Gazette]