Hacked Off, Leveson and the Royal Charter: Do this, says the press, and ministers do it – Brian Cathcart

27 02 2013

Leveson-inquiry-Peter-Wri-007Hacked Off has acquired a letter that vividly shows newspaper bosses giving orders to government ministers behind the scenes, just weeks after the Leveson Report declared that such secret manipulation damaged the interests of the public. Read the rest of this entry »





Mr Justice Eady to retire: some of his privacy and libel cases – Sara Mansoori

27 02 2013

JusticeEadyEarlier this month Mr Justice Eady presided over his final case as a High Court Judge.  He is due to retire on 24 March 2013 after nearly 16 years on the High Court bench.  For 10 years he was the judge in charge of the jury list – his retirement from that post in October 2010 provoked widespread (and largely misinformed) media commentRead the rest of this entry »