Tag Archives: court reporting

Jon Slattery: Balanced court reports can add to pain of murder victims' families

Guest post by Jon Slattery Torture is how the Sun sums up what the family of Millie Dowler were put through during the trial of Levi Bellfield. The story is aimed at the treatment of the family by defence lawyers … Continue reading

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Consultation on 'live text based communications' from court

Via the Guardian comes news that the Lord Chief Justice has launched a consultation on live reporting from court, following interim guidance issued in December 2010. Submissions will be taken from February 7 to May 4 2011.  It’s good to … Continue reading

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Courting data: an attempt to get better acquainted with England’s law

Courts data and information can be difficult to access: is it time to publish more online? Continue reading

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Going to court

I’m currently doing a bit of reading around the openness of courts and legal data, and have really enjoyed Heather Brooke’s chapter on ‘Secret Justice’ in her second book (hat-tip: Jack of Kent for alerting me to her research on … Continue reading

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