Mirror Damages Trial: Court hears evidence from Dan Evans, Sadie Frost and James Hipwell, closing submissions on 18 March

15 03 2015

Sadie FrostOn Thursday 12 March 2014, day 9, the Mirror Damages Trial heard evidence from former Mirror journalist Dan Evans and from actress Sadie Frost.  Her evidence concluded on Friday 13 March 2014, day 10.  The Court also heard evidence from James Hipwell.  The case was adjourned to 18 March 2014 for closing submissions. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: R (Catt) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, Public Protest, Private Rights – Dominic Ruck Keene

15 03 2015

john-catt_2509902bIn the case of R (Catt) and R (T) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis ([2015] UKSC 9) a majority of the Supreme Court held that the retention by police of information on the Domestic Extremism Database about a 91 year-old activist’s presence at political protests was (1) in accordance with the law and (2) a proportionate interference with his right to a private life under Article 8(1) of the ECHR. Read the rest of this entry »