The Macron Supremacy

The French have been going to the polls once again (as if our nerves aren’t sufficiently shattered from the last round), this time the parliamentary election was up. If you’re not familiar with the French electoral process: the voters first elect a president, usually over two rounds of voting. This president becomes the head of…

Poland not doing itself any favours

  This week, the Government of Poland made themselves outliers as the only European Union Member State not to back Donald Tusk for a second term as President of the EU Council. Poland’s right-wing government are political rivals of Tusk’s in domestic politics.   But the remaining 27 states swiftly overwhelmed Poland’s objections, which centred…

Why the ‘Reasonable Person’ Test INFURIATES Me

  Law students: argue that YOU are a reasonable person. I implore you – use yourself as a standard of reasonableness when you consider that problem question, analyse that judgement. Let me explain why…   The reasonable person standard makes me so mad. Madder than a Hatter in Wonderland during a tea shortage. Because, the…