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Monthly Archives: June 2012
A few quick updates on recent developments relating to open legal data. “Unleashing the potential” The Cabinet Office has published its white paper on open data. Freedom of Information and Re-using Data is covered, which the Guardian summarises here on … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: Parliament continues to consider the Defamation Bill 2012, with the public bill committee meeting on Tuesday 26 June (see below, “Next week in Parliament”). Last week the committee rejected an amendment which would have allowed a … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The Defamation Bill 2012 received renewed attention this week ahead of its second reading in the House of Commons, particularly over Clause 5 which concerns a defence for operators of websites. Media organisations reported this aspect … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The round up returns after a bank holiday break last week. Inforrm summarised developments during the Easter Legal Term here: four (judge alone) libel trials, one involving a media defendant, and one privacy trial, against a … Continue reading
This guest post by Barry Turner, senior lecturer in media law at the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism at Nottingham Trent University, is a response to this post by Daniel Bennett: ‘After Leveson – a State of the News Media report … Continue reading
Two phone hacking related announcements from the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, City University London. Historical context This event hosted by the City Media Network, as part of the Sociology Department PhD students seminar series, will take place on … Continue reading