‘Worrying degree of democratic backsliding’ – Council of Europe report
The latest annual report on the state of democracy,
Security and garden dwarfs
As the economy re-opens, and a general election looms
Ambitious timeline for EU anti-SLAPP directive
An ambitious timeline has been set for the introduction
Justice and atonement
The Easter period seems to have brought with it
Justice isn’t a game show
Is there anyone in Malta who isn’t desperate to
It’s no longer possible to separate the criminals from the politicians
Robert Abela won’t take action unless the hitman the
Our rights are at stake
The main difficulty with Bill 198 of 2021, a
Dodger’s gone, Dodge City remains
Babylon had Hammurabi. Judaism had Moses. Classical Athens had
Disinformation Watch: A man of many opinions
As soon as he was appointed Minister for Justice,
It doesn’t end here
Robert Abela wants you to believe that the confession
PACE hands over reports to public inquiry on Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination
The Chair of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council
Malta hit another all-time low
Malta plummeted to a “new all-time low” in this
The hill we climb
Young Amanda Gorman delivered a magnificent speech at President
The impact of a flawed system
Matthew Caruana Galizia, son of Daphne Caruana Galizia, took
New law proposed weakens lawyers’ accountability and fails to raise standards
The Chamber of Advocates has expressed dismay about a
No time for a weak constitution
Parliament. They’re are at it again. The two Parties
The democracy of knowledge
If you have never read Alexis de Tocqueville’s ‘Democracy
The politics of anger 
Maybe Aristotle was the first philosopher to say that,
Disinformation hit list 2020
The disinformation that accompanied the pandemic was used in
Council of Europe warns Maltese government to stop delaying reforms for justice and rule of law
The government does not intend to address loopholes that
Beyond the posturing
The Council of Europe has called on the Maltese
A moment that deserves to last
There’s no hyperbole in saying that what happened last
The legacy of a few men
The world is aware that Malta, under the premiership
By popular opinion
I was proud to be among the contributors to
Your cowardice and greed killed Daphne
It’s a strange coincidence that my 100th column for
Venice Commission ‘disappointed’ as it unpicks ‘rushed’ rule of law reform
The Venice Commission said in its latest Opinion last
Best and worst practices
Hours following the publication of the European Commission’s first
Breaking news shouldn’t break us
“It is institutions that help preserve decency. They need
Migration, rule of law and equality among European Commission priorities
On 16 September, President of the European Commission Ursula