Phone Hacking Trial: Charlie Brooks not a man capable of committing criminal offence, jury told – Martin Hickman

3 06 2014

Charlie BrooksDay 114, Part 1: Charlie Brooks is a loving husband who enjoys a few drinks down the pub and makes “stupid” decisions, rather than the mastermind of a criminal conspiracy, his lawyer told London’s Central Criminal Court today. Read the rest of this entry »





The Trick to Privacy Protection? Wear Big Pants – Amber Melville-Brown

3 06 2014

Duchess of Cambridge and QueenThe privacy of the Duchess of Cambridge is worth its weight in lead. Not gold, but lead. Her mother-in-law, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has never been photographed in a wardrobe malfunction with the royal pins – let alone the royal buttocks – on display as a result of a treacherous gust of wind. Not only does she favour more sober attire than young Kate, but she also has tiny balls of lead sewn into the hems of her dresses. Read the rest of this entry »





Trinity Legal Term: Media and Law Preview [Updated]

3 06 2014

Royal-Courts-of-JusticeThe last term of the legal year, Trinity, runs from tomorrow, Tuesday 3 June to Thursday 31 July 2014.  In this post* we preview the media law trials and appeals due to be heard this term.  Read the rest of this entry »