Breastfeeding in church

December 16, 2017

Breastfeeding in public is entirely legal in the UK. However one woman in America has was asked to leave a service after feeding her baby. In the Dock speaks to parish midwife Angela Sheridan about church culture and breastfeeding and Ranti Williams and Sir Jeremy Cooke ask just because it’s legal should suckling mothers stop and think before doing it in church?


What makes a person a person- legally?

December 8, 2017

Medical ethics lawyer Charles Foster and Sir Jeremy Cooke discuss the legal and philosophical issues around what makes a person a person in law. Are you a person in the womb? What about if you ‘lose your mind’? Are Christians born again the same ‘persons’ they once were?


‘Genocide’ and International Law

December 1, 2017

ADF lawyer Laurence Wilkinson and leading genocide expert Professor William Schabas talk about how the legal definition is not always enough to stop mass murder. Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston discuss how Christians respond. 


Are our laws becoming too secular?

November 25, 2017

Former chair of the Lawyers Christian Fellowship John Scriven talks with Sir Jeremy Cooke to ask if our laws are becoming more secular and if so whether it matters?


The Law and Abortion: Taking a Stand

November 18, 2017

On this week’s In the Dock we’re joined by a young woman called Aisling Hubert who took out a private prosecution against two doctors to challenge the law on abortion. Hear how the case panned out and what some Christian’s views are on this controversial issue.


When your faith doesn’t square with your job

November 11, 2017

There have been a growing number of ‘freedom of conscience’ cases and they’re not going away. People want to feel they can do their job and follow their faith. Laurence Wilkinson a lawyer with ADF International working in this area joins Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston to discuss the pros and cons of allowing people to opt out of parts of their job for religious reasons. We also hear from Elinor Grimmark, a Swedish midwife who took her country to court over the right to opt out of abortions.


Wills and Power of Attorney

November 3, 2017

Sir Jeremy Cooke and Ranti Williams take a look at the importance of writing your will and lawyer Paul Martin gives some advice on how to issue power of attorney.


Immigration: Should I stay or should I go?

October 28, 2017

This week’s In the Dock looks at the laws around immigration and hears from someone caught up in the red tape. We get the low down on the ever-changing laws and fees forced on those wanting to put down roots in the British Isles. We hear from Dami Makinde, Shauneen Lamb from Just for Kids Law, Steve Symonds from Amnesty International as well as getting a biblical perspective on this whole hot topic from Sir Jeremy Cooke and Ranti Williams.


Human Rights before we had Human Rights

October 20, 2017

Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston are joined by retired high court judge Sir Michael Tugendhat, author of Liberty Intact which explores the history of human rights in English law and what it means for Christians.


Assisted Dying: A Case to Answer

October 13, 2017

Lawyer David Foster talks to In the Dock about the legal and moral issues around assisted dying and discusses the case of Noel Conway: a terminally ill man who won the right to have the law challenged, potentially allowing him to end his life at home with his family. Featuring Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston.