The Law In Question

Marcel Berlins chairs debates in which lay people pit their wits against the professionals.

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201B01Adoption2001050920010512

In this programme, decisions about children - who should adopt them and when should they be taken into care?

201B02Damages2001051620010519

In this programme, damages - if you are injured, how much compensation should you get? What is the price of a life or a limb?

201B03 LASTAsylum And Immigration2001052320010526

Who should have the right to asylum in Britain and what should be the legal route to immigration?

202C01Relationships2002073120020803

Marcel Berlins chairs three debates in which lay people judge for themselves and the professionals answer back.

202C02Youth Justice2002080720020810

How should we deal with children who commit horrific crimes?

202C03 LASTMedical Ethics2002081420020817

Who should be allowed to see people's medical records? And when - if ever - should someone have the right to die?

203B01Employment2003050720030510

How can an employer deal with an employee whose ill health means that they can no longer do their job?

203B02Freedom Of Expression2003051420030517

Marcel Berlins brings lawyers and listeners together to tackle moral and legal dilemmas.

Are we tongue-tied by political correctness?

203B03 LASTMental Health2003052120030524

How would you deal with an employee whose ill health means they can no longer do the job? Marcel Berlins brings together listeners and lawyers to tackle moral and legal dilemmas.

What can the law do and what should it be able to do?