Phone Hacking Trial: Sun lawyer: “possible” that he gave advice to journalists on phone hacking, Old Bailey hears – Martin Hickman

18 11 2013

Brooks arriving at Old BaileyDay 16:  A senior lawyer today said today that it was “possible” he had given advice to Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper group on phone hacking. Justin Walford, editorial legal counsel at News UK, who was being asked for a second time whether he had done so, went on to say: “I cannot remember.” Read the rest of this entry »

Case Law, Australia: Born Brands Pty Ltd v Nine Network Australia, Resounding victory for Nine over news report – Yvonne Kux

18 11 2013

gazetteIn the case of Born Brands v Nine Network Australia ([2013] NSWSC 1651) the defendant, the Nine Network comprehensively won a defamation and injurious falsehood case brought against it by three plaintiffs who created and sold the baby “sleep positioner” Babywedge. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 18 November 2013

18 11 2013

Media and Law RoundupThe phone hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and six others continued at the Central Criminal Court.  This week saw Days 11, 12, 13 and 14 of the trial – with no hearing on Friday 15 November 2013.  The jury heard evidence about the alleged hacking of the phones of, among others, David Blunkett, Prince Harry and Charles Clarke.

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