Australia: Wikileaks and the Not-So-Super Injunction – Jason Bosland

4 08 2014

Supreme Court VictoriaThe publication by Wikileaks of a Victorian Supreme Court suppression order has prompted a deluge of debate in the media about the state of open justice in Victoria. There is no doubt that Victoria has a problem with suppression orders and that the circumstances of the making of the order in question – which prohibits the naming of a long list of high profile international public officials in connection with allegations of corruption – is of immense public concern. However, some balance and perspective, along with some basic accurate information regarding the suppression order at the centre of the controversy, must be injected into the debate. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 4 August 2014

4 08 2014

roundupThe Trinity Legal Term ended on 31 July 2014.  The Senior Courts will now be on “Vacation” until 1 October 2014 and there will be only a handful of urgent media cases heard by the courts. This is the last round up of the legal year before Inforrm takes its summer break until September. Read the rest of this entry »