Marcel Berlins

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Full name: Marcel Berlins

Area of interest: The Law

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: mberlins@aol.com

Personal website:

Website: Guardian.co / Marcel Berlins

Blog: Comment is free...

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About:

Education: Trained as a lawyer

Career: Created and edited The Law Magazine; The Times: legal correspondent and leader writer; The Guardian: legal writer and columnist, 1988/2010

Current position/role: Legal writer and columnist

  • also writes/has written for: reviews crime fiction for The Times

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Other activities: Teaches media law at City University, London

Viewpoints/Insight: Puzzling,very puzzling... Fortune City, (Reproduced from the Radio Times)

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  • For London Weekend Television he created the first television drama-documentary to feature real lawyers and judges doing their jobs
  • Presented BBC Radio 4's Law in Action programme, 1988/2004

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Other: Is a French citizen by birth and voted in the 2007 French presidential election

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Latest work:

Speaking/Appearances: Bath Literature Festival 2008: Doreen Lawrence & Kester Aspden with Marcel Berlins - Two authors discuss race and justice, past and present with Marcel Berlins, 1st March 2008

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The Guardian:

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Remit/Info: The Law and Society: legal system, criminal justice, judiciary, constitution

Section: Home pages

Role: Columnist

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Email: marcel.berlins@guardian.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co / Writ large

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Day published: Monday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 500 words

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The Guardian:

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Remit/Info: Law, Society, Culture: reflections on legislation, value systems and received knowledge in the context of modern society - the columns always closes with a paragraph about Marcel's cultural activities during the week

Section: G2 features pages

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: marcel.berlins@guardian.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co / Marcel Berlins

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Wednesday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length: 950 words

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