A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests
Nick Cowen, of the campaign group Backlash, has written a really important piece over at the Freedom in a Puritan Age webzine. He rightly challenges some of the comments by McGlynn and Rackley on the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act. Whilst I recognise both legal scholars, they have been wrong on this issue. He also explores an assertion by Paul Johnson (a scholar I nearly always agree with and published a chapter in his latest book early this year) around sending out moral signals – a fair comment by Johnson who draws upon a European lexicon in his argument – but one which Cowen notes the judge in R v Walsh ruled in appropriate (although the defence did put forward the Johnson argument).