The Leveson Inquiry – The Legitimacy Challenge – Damian Tambini

8 12 2011

Lord Justice Leveson was thrown what in rugby is called a ‘hospital pass’. This is one that you receive just as several large, powerful – and ruthless – bodies are bearing down on you from different directions. So far, Leveson is proving adept at avoiding serious damage as he negotiates the politics and procedure. But as he does so it is worth standing back from the cut and thrust to ask where the Inquiry is in procedural terms, where it is going, and whether the inquiry itself is likely to end up as a casualty. Read the rest of this entry »