Practice: Without notice injunction procedure – a further warning for practitioners

23 03 2012

Practitioners have, again, been reminded in strong terms of the need for strict compliance with the Civil Procedure Rules when applications are made for “without notice” injunctions.  It has again been pointed out that notice is a matter of “elementary” justice and that, if it is not given, CPR 25.3(3) and PD 25A para 4.3 require the service of evidence stating the reasons why notice has not been given. Read the rest of this entry »





“False news” and Article 10 – Media Legal Defence Initiative intervenes in Strasbourg – Nani Jansen

23 03 2012

Can a State prohibit the publication of false news? And if it couldn’t under normal circumstances, should it be allowed to do so under exigent circumstances, such as a state of emergency?  This question is now before the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Dareskizb v. Armenia. Read the rest of this entry »