News: Culture Media and Sport Committee Publishes Lawyers’ Correspondence

30 07 2011

Yesterday the Culture Media and Sport Committee deferred its decision to recall James Murdoch pending further information being sought from inter alia former employees of News International.

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Case Law: Attorney-General v MGN and Sun: Daily Mirror and The Sun in contempt over Jo Yeates murder case- Adam Wagner

30 07 2011

Her Majesty’s Attorney-General Claimant – and – (1) MGN Limited Defendants (2) News Group Newspapers Limited [2011] EWHC 2074 (Admin)

The High Court has found that the Daily Mirror and The Sun were in breach of the Contempt of Court Act 1981 (1981 Act) in relation to their reporting of the Jo Yeates murder case. The court was strongly critical of the “vilification” of a man who was arrested but quickly released without charge. Read the rest of this entry »