Case Law, Strasbourg: Braun v Poland, The same Article 10 standards apply to everyone involved in public debate – Hugh Tomlinson QC

4 12 2014

Grzegorz BraunIn the case of Braun v Poland (Judgment of 4 November 2014), the Fourth Section of the Court of Human Rights found that the domestic courts had violated Article 10 by applying stricter standards to a commentator than were applied to journalists.  The same standards of “responsibillity” should be applied to all participants in general interest public debates. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Hearing adjourned due to juror illness – Martin Hickman

4 12 2014

Kingston Crown CourtThe trial of Sun journalists accused of making or agreeing illegal payments to police officers and other public officials was adjourned yesterday due to juror illness. Read the rest of this entry »