News: Phone Hacking, an even busier week, arrests and admissions of liability

10 04 2011

The “News of the World” phone hacking story has finally broken through into front page mainstream media coverage.   First, there were the arrests of two individuals who were prominent at the newspaper at the relevant time (pictured right).  Then, a week before the Case Management Conference where all the cases are to be heard by the assigned judge, Mr Justice Vos, News International has made a bold move – issuing a public statement indicating that it intends to “approach some civil litigants” with an unreserved apology and an admission of liability. Read the rest of this entry »