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Monthly Archives: September 2012
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The theme of privacy continued to dominate media law discussion last week, as a French court granted an injunction prohibiting further publication of the Duchess of Cambridge photographs in France. Press Gazette reported that the editor … Continue reading
On Tuesday evening (18 Sept), the Law Society held a public debate on the Defamation Bill, asking the panel – including two QCs, a libel reform campaigner and an in-house newspaper lawyer – what they thought of its measures. Much … Continue reading
This blog is normally kept for media & law related content, so this post is a bit different from normal. Earlier this year Dominic Nutt, the husband of a colleague and friend of mine at the Centre for Law, Justice … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: The Inforrm Law & Media round up is back from a summer break, slightly ahead of the start of the new legal term. These regular weekly round ups contain summaries of relevant legal and parliamentary proceedings … Continue reading
This post first appeared on the Center for Global Communication Studies blog, at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. “The one thing I am determined not to do is to produce a document which simply sits on the … Continue reading
I recently asked a couple of questions about reporting anonymised privacy injunctions, following a piece by Gideon Benaim in the Guardian. Benaim, a partner at Michael Simkins LLP, has responded with a full blog post response, which is published on Inforrm … Continue reading
Reblogged from Inforrm's Blog: This post is an update to Inforrm’s previous tally of defamation cases, which tracked Defamation Trials, Summary Determinations and Assessments in 2011; 2010 and 2005-2009. Additionally, the Ministry of Justice’s Impact Assessment on the Defamation Bill … Continue reading
The recommended procedure and law around privacy injunctions “isn’t quite fit for purpose” according to Gideon Benaim, a partner at Michael Simkins LLP (formerly of Schillings), writing in the Guardian today. Comments seem to be closed on the piece so … Continue reading