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Leveson and access to justice

Will Leveson’s ‘Arbitration Service’ improve access to justice in civil legal disputes? In Volume IV of his report, Lord Justice Leveson has recommended a new arbitration service for civil legal claims as part of a new system of independent self-regulation … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 12 November 2012

Since writing this, there have already been new developments in the unfolding crisis at the BBC following its Newsnight programme on child abuse. But this is the media law week that was, rounded up here: Law and Media Round Up … Continue reading

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Upcoming JUSTICE event: Life and law online – defamation, freedom of expression and the web

Meeja Law is pleased to be supporting JUSTICE’s upcoming defamation and freedom of expression event on 20 November 2012. JUSTICE, a law reform and human rights charitable organisation, will be exploring  developments in libel, privacy and freedom of expression online … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 24 September 2012

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 of the … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 30 July 2012

Inforrm's Blog This is the final Inforrm Law and Media Round Up before the summer.  The Parliamentary recess has begun and the Trinity legal term ends tomorrow – the Michaelmas legal term does not start until October.   Over the next … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 16 April 2012

Inforrm's Blog The Leveson Inquiry and Parliament are still on Easter vacation and the new legal term begins on Tuesday 17 April, but there is no shortage of news and commentary to report, following Inforrm’s own mini-break from our usual … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 2 April 2012

Inforrm's Blog The former chairman of the Indian Premier League Lalit Modi has been ordered to pay £90,000 damages in a libel action brought by cricketer Chris Cairns, over tweets published in early 2010. As Gervase de Wilde reported for … Continue reading

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Inforrm Law and Media Round Up – Rothschild, Twitter joke trial, Von Hannover and Sun arrests

I’ve rounded up the past week in media law over at the Inforrm blog. The coming week should be a bit quieter, with no significant hearings listed in the courts, the House of Commons in recess and the Leveson Inquiry … Continue reading

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Inforrm Law and Media Round Up: 28 November 2011

Last week was once again dominated by the Leveson Inquiry, with oral evidence from a variety of high profile figures: some famous for their role in entertainment and sport; others thrown into the limelight by traumatic circumstances. Read my full … Continue reading

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Rusbridger: ‘The Guardian has never yet been sued under any kind of privacy law’

You can read the speech for yourself here (it went online before he’d even delivered it, doing the conscientious live tweeters out of a job), but I thought it worth flagging up a couple of Alan Rusbridger’s comments from last … Continue reading

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