Case Law: Traveller Movement v Ofcom, The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review – Jim Duffy

27 02 2015

Gypsy WeddingIn the case of Traveller Movement v Ofcom ([2015] EWHC 406 (Admin)) one of the nation’s great televisual fascinations became the unlikely subject of an Administrative Court judgment that demonstrates the limits of common law standards of fairness, as well as the lightness of touch applied by the courts when reviewing the decision-making of the media regulator. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Four Trial: Soldier’s wife tells court she didn’t realise £4,000 cash payment was from the Sun

27 02 2015

A picture taken on February 26, 2012 inA woman accused of conspiring in the provision of unauthorised information to The Sun by a serving soldier for payment has told a court she never read the paper because “sport and lady parts is not my thing”. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Australia: Moran v Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd, CSI Lismore: German backpacker’s efforts to prevent publication of book all in vain – Justin Castelan

27 02 2015

tobias-moranIn early 2005, the plaintiff, a German National with a working visa in Australia, was travelling along the east coast of Australia in a campervan with his German girlfriend of 6 and a half years, Simone Strobel. By the time they got to Lismore, they had been joined by the plaintiff’s sister, Katrin and another friend from their village in Germany called Jens. Read the rest of this entry »