Law and Media Round Up – 4 April 2011

4 04 2011

Wordle: UntitledIn this regular feature we draw attention to the last week’s law and media news and next week’s upcoming events. If readers have any news or events which they would like to draw attention to please add them by way of comments on this post.


David Leigh’s Guardian article about the case of ZAM v CFW has generated another round of media outrage about “super-injunctions”.   The mere mention of these two magic words – accurately or not – is sufficient to whip up a frenzy about the iniquities of anonymity and the wrongs of the “rich and powerful”.  This is rarely accompanied by any analysis of the reasons given by judges for the making of such orders. Read the rest of this entry »