One of the more unglamorous, but vital, sections of the government are the Law Officers. The Attorney General and Solicitor General are politicians and members of the Cabinet who act as the government’s lawyers. They act for the government in court and provide legal advice.
Not surprisingly, such an institution is having quite a time of it trying to interpret the law in the digital and social media age. Issues like contempt of court come up regularly, as we saw this week with Peaches Geldof. Read More