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- RT @BarbaraRich_law: Essential reading from @Maggotlaw on the practical limitations of transparency in the Court of Protection pilot https:… 2 hours ago
- thanks to many people who helped me put the UK chapter together. report compares w. US/Canada/Ireland/Australia twitter.com/infolawcentre/… 1 day ago
- RT @infolawcentre: Upcoming event: Copyright and the News in the EU – Assessing Potential New Laws #cipil #ivir @richarddanbury https://t.c… 1 day ago
- this was terrific. thanks @NaomiPaxton for useful insights on media engagement. now want to see the suffrage plays! twitter.com/NaomiPaxton/st… 1 week ago
- discussion on pullback from FOI restrictions - right wing press reaction critical. what role for 30k+ public submissions? #openness16 1 week ago
- Press Gazette: Police force behind Newsnight laptop seizure reveals BBC did not contest Terrorism Ac... bit.ly/1kWINpV #medialaw 4 months ago
- RT @JTownend: ...contacted by @igavels about inappropriate use of gavel in @meejalaw logo … there’s a Tumblr of course: http://t.co/o3EERPG… 1 year ago
- [Scotland] COPFS: Guidance on cases involving Communications sent via Social Media: bit.ly/1zgEoBh #medialaw 1 year ago
- [Scotland] COPFS release: Crown Office sets out social media prosecution policy: bit.ly/1zEniLY #medialaw 1 year ago
- RT @infolawcentre: New post: An open and linkable Leveson report… inspiration for legal and policy documents? bit.ly/1xWxXEC cc @ro… 1 year ago
Tag Archives: ministry of justice
The Ministry of Justice has listed 43 unpublished data-sets that could be opened up for public use. It is part of a public consultation on the National Information Infrastructure (NII), a new initiative for improving government data. The government is … Continue reading
As anyone who has tried will know, it’s very hard to measure different types of civil litigation in England & Wales. I am primarily interested in defamation and privacy claims; some information can be obtained from the courts when you … Continue reading
Earlier this week I reported on how courts data is handled by HM Courts and Tribunals Service, with details of the contracts between the MoJ, Courtel and Bailii. When I was researching the issue in June I asked the Ministry … Continue reading