Sun Journalists’ Re-Trial: Defence barristers claims “absurd”, judge rules

14 02 2015

Mr Justice SweeneyThe Lead Presiding Judge on the South Eastern Circuit has described the complaints of defence barristers about who was to preside over the re-trial of case against a number of Sun journalists as “absurd” and “misconceived”. Read the rest of this entry »





Libel: Why sorry shouldn’t be the hardest word for editors – Nigel Tait and Isabella Piasecka

14 02 2015

Carter RuckThe non-denial denial has long been famous as a cringingly bad attempt to avoid blame (or telling the truth), where over-qualification either weakens the denial, or kills it completely. “I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky,” or “We have no plans [before the election] to introduce tuition fees.” Read the rest of this entry »