Case Law: MXB v East Sussex Hospitals – anonymity and online reporting – Lorna Skinner

6 12 2012

children_silhouetteThe judgment in MXB v East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust ([2012] EWHC 3279 (QB)) raises the short but important point that orders made under section 39 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (“the CYPA”), which prohibit the reporting of proceedings in a manner likely to lead to the identification of a child or young person concerned in them, may not extend to online reporting. Read the rest of this entry »





Opinion: “An ugly stitch-up is taking place” – Brian Cathcart

6 12 2012

302080_1poll for the Sunday Times last weekend asked people whether they thought David Cameron was opposing ‘new laws’ to underpin press regulation (a) ‘as a matter of principle‘ or (b) because ‘he does not wish to jeopardise his relationship with newspaper owners and editors’. Read the rest of this entry »