Some interesting English Legal News

If English Law or English Legal History is among your interests, you may want to check out this amusing article from the South Devon Western Morning News detailing a few of the quirky old laws that are on the books there, and their current questionable status.   Some such old laws, dating from the 16th century and earlier, are the target of a repeals bill, intended to “[rid] the statute book of meaningless provisions from days days gone by and [make] sure [the] laws are relevant to the modern world,” according to the chairman of the Law Commission for England and Wales, Sir James Munby.