How sweet is sixteen? Legal age limits in England and Wales
You’re legally a child until the age of 18, but the minimum legal age is 16 for some things.
The Tower Hamlets fostering case: should we trust the news or trust a judge?
Media reports suggested a white Christian girl was taken from her family and made to live with a family who didn't speak English. How do we find out if this is accurate?
Ask Full Fact: the 'Great Repeal Bill'
A brief explanation of the Great Repeal Bill announced by the government in October 2016, as part of the process of leaving the European Union.
The legal system, explained: the Family Court
The venue for legal disputes over marriage and children in England and Wales.
Intercepted evidence can’t be used in court
Concern that a new surveillance law permits prosecutors to lie in court about evidence from intercepted communications is misplaced.
How Supreme Court judges are chosen
Is the system for choosing UK Supreme Court justices “secretive and opaque”?
Ask Full Fact: Brexit in court
We've heard a lot about legal challenges after the vote to leave the European Union. What are they about and what do they hope to achieve?
Are judges deciding whether the UK will leave the EU?
Judges are being asked to decide whether the government can trigger Article 50 without seeking the consent of Parliament.
A tale of two courts
Why would a judge's finding that someone killed their child be kept secret from the jury trying his case?
The UK's Sharia 'courts'
While there are undoubtedly lots of different religious councils and tribunals in the UK dealing with Sharia principles, they aren't courts of law.
The criminal courts
An expert overview of the courts that hold criminal trials in England and Wales.