It’s been a good week for…

Publishers waiting to tell “the true story of the Pinochet case”. Writers look set to add another chapter to their increasingly large manuscripts, as the Belgian government launched an appeal against the latest High Court ruling, which itself had blah blah blah…

Wannabe lawyers who could not fight their way into Oxbridge. A new survey shows that law firms prefer to recruit from Bristol University over the old schools.

Paratrooper Lee Clegg, who was finally cleared of criminal wrongdoing over the shooting of two teenage joyriders in west Belfast in 1990. Although the judgments attacked the “highly discreditable behaviour” of Clegg’s paratrooper roadblock, who were “undoubtedly guilty” of the shootings, Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice, Sir Robert Carswell, found that the evidence of an RUC constable was unreliable and therefore there was an element of doubt over whether Clegg had shot after the car had passed his position. Clegg said: “At the end of the day, the shooting was a tragedy that could have been avoided.”