Case Preview: Trimingham v Associated Newspapers – Trial of privacy and harassment claim against the “Daily Mail”

22 04 2012

At Monday 23 April 2012, Mr Justice Tugendhat will begin hearing the adjourned trial in the case of Trimingham v Associated Newspapers. As we reported at the time, the case originally came on for trial before the same judge on 4 October 2011 but was adjourned the following day after the claimant made a successful application for permission to amend. Read the rest of this entry »





US Freedom of Expression and Media Law round-up – 22 April 2012 – Gervase de Wilde

22 04 2012

The last Inforrm US round up was published in November 2011 – apologies for the long delay since then. As well as a number of important Supreme Court decisions in the interim, there have been a number of developments, including a large award of damages, in the Obsidian Finance v Cox litigation. A judge decided that a blogger was not a journalist for the purposes of Oregon’s media shield law, provoking national and international comment. Web-based media more generally to be the focus of new developments in the law. Read the rest of this entry »