Inforrm Table of Cases – Revised and Updated

29 08 2010

The Table of Recent Cases which appears on the Inforrm main page has now been revised and updated.  It includes all the recent (since 1 January 2010) English media law cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court along with the significant cases from other jurisdictions.   We have included all the cases on which we have done case analyses or other posts. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 29 August 2010

29 08 2010

In this regular feature we draw attention to the recent law and media news and to week’s upcoming events.  Today we will deal with news and events since the beginning of August and we will resume regular weekly round ups next week.


The month of August is always a quiet one for both the media and the law.  The higher courts are on their summer vacations and, in England at least, there are only a small number of judges available to deal with urgent applications.  These have included a number of “privacy injunctions” – the latest reported today in the “Telegraph”.  These have not been “super injunctions” so their existence has been the subject of extensive press comment, discussed in a post on this blog last week by Mark Thomson.  There have also been press reports of what does seem to have been a “super-injunction” granted to golfer Colin Montgomerie last month. Read the rest of this entry »