The last week was a quiet one for media lawyers.  The “phone hacking” saga continues to generate comment and generate new stories.   The Independent reports that more than 120 police officers are now investigating claims of illegal news gathering by News International.  This includes 50 officers from Strathclyde Police assigned to “Operation Rubicon”, its investigation into allegations of perjury involving former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and wider claims of phone hacking aimed at public figures in Scotland. Continue reading