The Secret Barrister

The Secret Barrister is a junior barrister specialising in criminal law. First appearing as an award-winning anonymous blog, their fly-on-the-wall-account of life on the front line of Britain’s criminal justice system, The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken, was published to widespread acclaim in 2018 and quickly became a Sunday Times bestseller.

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The best books on Justice and the Law, recommended by The Secret Barrister

The English legal system is struggling to ensure justice. Drastic government cuts and disastrous reforms have led to innocent people being let down by the system again and again. Reporting anonymously from the front line, The Secret Barrister sees it as their duty to keep the public informed. Here they discuss the books that have shaped the way they think about justice and its relation to the law.

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