Phone Hacking Trial: Prosecution; Brooks, Coulson and Kuttner knew all about phone hacking – Martin Hickman

19 05 2014

CoulsonBrooksKuttnerDay 106, Part 2:  Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and Stuart Kuttner knew all about phone hacking from the time the News of the World targeted Milly Dowler and did nothing to stop it carrying on for years, the Old Bailey was told today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Jury to retire to consider verdicts on 9 June – Martin Hickman

19 05 2014

???????????????????????Day 106, Part 1: The jury in the phone hacking trial is set to retire to consider its verdicts on 9 June 2014, three weeks today, Mr Justice Saunders said this morning. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Scotland: A v BBC, Anonymity order compatible with Convention and common law – Rosalind English

19 05 2014

anonymity21The appeal in the case of A v BBC ([2014] UKSC 25) related to whether the Scottish Courts took the correct approach to prohibit the publication of a name or other matter in connection with court proceedings under section 11 of the Contempt of Court Act 1981, and whether the court’s discretion was properly exercised in this case.  The Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal by the BBC. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 19 May 2014

19 05 2014

Media and Law RoundupThe Phone Hacking Trial has completed its twenty fifth week.  After legal argument on Monday and Tuesday, former News of the World Royal Editor Clive Goodman returned on the witness box on Wednesday 14 May 2014, (Day 103).  This continued on Thursday (Day 104) and Friday (Day 105). Read the rest of this entry »