Lord Justice Laws, Miranda and the Democratic Justification for Expression – Jacob Rowbottom

24 02 2014

David Miranda 2The Divisional Court’s decision in the David Miranda case has provoked much controversy and debate about freedom of the press and national security issues. About halfway through his judgment, Laws LJ makes a number of comments about the justifications for freedom of expression and media freedom. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 24 February 2014

24 02 2014

Weekly Round Up 2The defence case in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey did not begin until Thursday 20 February 2014.  Rebekah Brooks began her evidence in chief, which continued for 2 days and will resume on Tuesday 25 February 2014.  This will be Week 15 of the trial. Read the rest of this entry »