The wrong move on evidence

The Supreme Court’s decision, by a narrow majority, to effectively amend the rule on the admissibility of evidence in criminal trials will be welcomed(...)

Dr Lydia Foy: High Court ruled in her favour in 2007. Photograph: Frank Miller

In March 1993, almost 21 years ago, transgender woman Lydia Foy wrote to the registrar general asking for a new birth certificate in her female gender(...)