Phone Hacking Trial: Glenn Mulcaire notes during Brooks editorship re-examined – Martin Hickman

3 02 2014

Glenn MulcaireDay 51:  Glenn Mulcaire carried out only a dozen hacks or attempted phone hacks during Rebekah Brooks’s editorship of the News of the World, the phone hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Afghan wins refuge from Daily Express – Athalie Matthews

3 02 2014

Judges ExpressThe business of the law can tend to harden the heart – but every now and then a case comes along that drives off the spectre of compassion fatigue. This was the effect of a recent libel claim in which I obtained substantial damages and published apologies for a 20-year-old Afghan refugee, Abdul Shizad, who – despite being entirely alone in the UK and having limited English – had the courage to sue the Daily Express, which had falsely accused him of being a “Taliban Suspect”.

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Law and Media Round Up – 3 February 2014 [Updated2]

3 02 2014

Media and Law RoundupLast week was Week 12 of the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey and perhaps the most interesting so far. Peter Jukes’ live tweets provided minute by minute updates of some gripping evidence.  On Monday 27 January 2014 the Court heard evidence from the actor Jude Law.

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