Jon Holbrook is a barrister and regular contributor to spiked on a variety of legal and political issues. He is a lawyer who argues for fewer laws and lawyers and for more politics. He has written on the moral bankruptcy of refugee law and argued for the Asylum Convention to be torn up. In 2014 Jon was shortlisted for the journalism award, by the legal publisher Halsbury, mainly for his articles in spiked.
After Gaza: the return of anti-semitism?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick