News: More on “secret arrests” – the Judges and the Sun

13 04 2013

DEV620_1708992aOn 4 March 2013, a number of senior judges formally responded [pdf] to the Law Commission’s Consultation Paper 209 on Contempt of Court [pdf].   The response is, as might be expected, a careful and considered document sensitive to the right of freedom of expression, in for example, expressing concerns about suggested new powers to make “take down” orders.  It is, therefore, at first sight surprising that this document should feature in the Sun newspaper on two successive days. Read the rest of this entry »