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Monthly Archives: October 2010
I’ve already been singing the praises of City University’s law librarian on Twitter, but here’s the official announcement of the new service, Learnmore, on the City University website: The City Law School has completed a major redesign of its ‘Learnmore’ … Continue reading
Cross-posted on the Media Standards Trust’s new blog. It repeats some of the material already published on Meeja Law. Also see this new piece on the dying art of court reporting by David Banks for the Guardian. ‘In any society … Continue reading
Digital courts: ‘You Be the Judge’ online feature cost £56k; plans for reporting restrictions database shelved
A Criminal Justice System website that presents video scenarios based on real court cases cost £56,403.60 (excl. VAT) to build, while plans for a central media database of reporting restrictions have been abandoned, Freedom of Information requests have shown. The … Continue reading