Tag Archives: open justice

New paper: Leveson online – A publicly reported inquiry

My paper on public access to the Leveson Inquiry has been published in the new issue of Ethical Space, The International Journal of Communication Ethics. Abstract: The Leveson Inquiry has broken new ground for court and political reporting: for the first … Continue reading

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Law and Media Round Up – 16 April 2012

Originally posted on 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…

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Geoffrey Robertson QC: Press ‘must do better to protect open justice’

Originally posted on Law, Justice and Journalism:
By PA Media Lawyer The press needs to lift its game if the principle of open justice is to be maintained, a senior QC has warned. Part of the rationale for open justice…

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Open Justice Week: Scottish court refuses permission to tweet; English High Court allows media access to phone hacking court documents

A quick update on recent open justice themed developments. The Open Justice UK group has been refused permission to live tweet a case in Scotland, as Cristiana Theodoli (@_cric) explains here. While journalists have applied to tweet and tweeting was … Continue reading

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Open Justice Week is here

Open Justice Week, a Scottish initiative launched by James Doleman and Cristiana Theodoli, has kicked off. The liveliest conversations are in the Facebook group and on Twitter but you can also follow the blog here, which will be tracking people’s … Continue reading

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