Case Law: Core Issues Trust v. Transport for London, Ban on ‘ex-gay, post-gay and proud’ bus advert criticised but lawful – Alasdair Henderson

9 04 2013

262332-anti-gay-london-bus-adverts-promoting-gay-cure-techniques-bannedIn its judgment in Core Issues Trust v. Transport for London [2013] EWHC 651 (Admin), which is sure to provoke heated debate, the High Court ruled that the banning of an advert which read “NOT GAY! EX-GAY, POST-GAY AND PROUD. GET OVER IT!” from appearing on London buses was handled very badly by Transport for London (“TfL”) but was not unlawful or in breach of the human rights of the group behind the advert. Read the rest of this entry »





Leveson, Crime and Courts Bill and Online publishers, the devil is in the detail – Ashley Hurst

9 04 2013

Leveson ReportThe Leveson amendments to the Crime & Courts Bill could pose a very significant threat to freedom of expression on the internet unless greater clarity in the definitions is achieved. The devil is all in the detail and very careful scrutiny is required to ensure that it does not have unintended consequences. Read the rest of this entry »