Case Law: Ewing v Cardiff Crown Court, The taking of notes in court does not require judicial permission – Hugh Tomlinson QC

10 02 2016

Taking NotesIn the case of Ewing v Crown Court sitting at Cardiff and Newport ([2016] EWHC 183 (Admin)) the Divisional Court confirmed an important feature of the open justice principle: that permission is not needed in order to take notes in Court.  Although the Court may, for good reason, withdraw the liberty to take notes, the default position is that anyone who attends a public hearing is free to take notes. Read the rest of this entry »