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Monthly Archives: May 2012
By Daniel Bennett With each day of Leveson evidence new stones are overturned, exposing the wider systemic and cultural problems that contributed to the phone-hacking scandal. The ‘post-Leveson’ question becomes ever more pressing, as identified at yesterday’s University of Westminster conference, … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: Chris Huhne MP’s partner Carina Trimingham has lost her privacy claim against Associated Newspapers, with Tugendhat J refusing permission to appeal ( EWHC1296 (QB)). Her claim related to 65 articles and three separate statutes: misuse of … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: Module three of the Leveson Inquiry is now underway, examining the relationship between press and politicians. Jack Straw, Lord Wakeham, Alastair Campbell and Sir Harold Evans were among the witnesses during the Inquiry’s 19th week, as … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: A high-profile week at the Leveson Inquiry, with evidence from Rebekah Brooks, the MailOnline editor Martin Clarke and Andy Coulson (see Natalie Peck’s Inforrm roundup). As well as sharing David Cameron’s text-speak (lol), Brooks provided the … Continue reading
By Lawrence McNamara With the Justice and Security Bill due soon, some interesting issues are arising around the use of closed material proceedings in Employment Tribunals. Under Rule 54 of the regulations that govern procedure, closed proceedings and the exclusion … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The big media law story of the week was the culture, media and sport select committee’s report into phone hacking [PDF] and one line in particular: its conclusion that “Rupert Murdoch is not a fit person … Continue reading