Death threats, deceit and a loss of democracy.

I t was only just recently that Barrister Jolyon Maugham was the center of the news. Alongside other legal minds, he had spearheaded campaigns around complicated legal issues concerning ‘Brexit’, the British plan to leave the European Union. Although attempting to uphold legal mandates and ensure oversight to political actions, he became the target of a huge public backlash.

This backlash was so quick and extreme, that he was advised to take out personal security after his home address was signposted by political opponents (who faced no action…