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The UK’s Praetorian Guards and Daniel Morgan’s Murder

Over the past few years we have been treated to a sorry spectacle in UK society. What we have seen is that those nominally called the guardians of the regime and the public interest, (the press, the politicians, and the … Continue reading

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Private memories, the web, and public accountability

In the past year, two high profile cases re-emerged in the public sphere after simmering in the background for over twenty years.  The first is the Hillsborough Inquiry of the Hillsborough Disaster. The second is the Daniel Morgan murder case.  … Continue reading

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The death of Daniel Morgan and the (im)possibility of Justice

A man who really fights for justice must lead a private, not a public, life if he is to survive for even a short time.” —Socrates, in Plato’s Apology, 31d–32a Daniel Morgan died with an axe in his face.  We … Continue reading

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