News: Four public officials plead guilty over leaks to the Sun

9 03 2013

SunTwo former police officers, an ex-prison officer and another public official have admitted selling information to the Sun.  These are the first accused to plead guilty in relation to the investigation into alleged illegal payments by journalists. Read the rest of this entry »





Leveson, Arbitration and the Press: clearing up some issues – Hugh Tomlinson QC

9 03 2013

arbitrationAccording to Lord Justice Leveson, one of the key requirements of a new independent press regulator is an “arbitration service”. The recommendation is that the regulator should provide “an arbitral process in relation to civil legal claims against subscribers, drawing on independent legal experts of high reputation and ability on a cost-only basis to the subscribing member” (Recommendation 22). Read the rest of this entry »