or: watching the watchmen.
some other blogs i follow relate to the application of law. whether or not you agree with different laws either in principle or in practice, the importance of law rests in that for certain types of things you might do, you can expect certain consequences to follow. the power invested by society in those who are to enforce the law (and, perhaps more intangibly, pursue justice) is huge, and understanding how this power is wielded – often improperly – can be worth your time. a random selection – the best are american, and deal with american law, but this makes them only marginally less useful in the UK.