Is the Press too free?

January 19, 2018

Britain’s top media judge Sir Michael Tugendhat joins Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston to talk about the freedoms and motivations of the press and question what really is in the public interest.

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Reasonable Adjustments: Disability and the law

January 13, 2018

Discrimination solicitor Mark Bainbridge joins Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston to talk through how people with disabilities fair under the law and how God used key figures in the bible and their perceived weaknesses to further his kingdom.

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Learning to Love Leviticus

January 6, 2018

In a special edition of In the Dock we’re taking a look at the laws in the book of Leviticus; who were they written for and are they still have relevance today? Featuring Sir Jeremy Cooke, Professor Jonathan Burnside, Rabbi Maurice Harris and Derek Tidball.

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A legal look at the Nativity - part 2

December 29, 2017

Retired High Court Judge Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston take a legal look at the birth of Christ. Why were Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem? Who were the Magi and why did they flee to Egypt? Focusing on the laws of the land we discuss how the Gospel writers included details historical details to point to what makes this story so significant. This programme is in two parts.

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A legal look at the Nativity

December 22, 2017

Retired High Court Judge Sir Jeremy Cooke, Ranti Williams and Rachel Huston take a legal look at the birth of Christ. Why were Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem? Who were the Magi and why did they flee to Egypt? Focusing on the laws of the land we discuss how the Gospel writers included details historical details to point to what makes this story so significant. This programme is in two parts.

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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?

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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?

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‘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. 

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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?

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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.

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