Law and Media: Summer Round Up – 24 September 2018

24 09 2018

Prior to the start of the Michaelmas legal term on 1 October 2018 we have collated some of the most significant developments over the previous two months. “Law and Media Round Ups” will commence as normal from next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Why tech giants have little to lose (and lots to win) from new EU copyright law – Maurizio Borghi

20 09 2018

File 20180919 158243 roiwue.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1The new European Union Copyright Directive, passed recently by the European parliament after a vociferous campaign both for and against, has been described by its advocates as Europe striking a blow against US tech giants in the battle for control of copyrighted content online. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media, Summary Summer Round Up – 17 September 2018

17 09 2018

The legal term ended on 31 July 2018 and over our summer break we have not published any “Law and Media Round Ups”.  Regular round ups will not begin until October but this “Summer Round Up” draws attention to developments over the past 7 weeks and some forthcoming cases. Read the rest of this entry »

Consultation on Open Justice: Proposed Changes to CPR Part 39

7 08 2018

The Ministry of Justice is consulting on proposed changes to CPR Part 39 “Miscellaneous Provisions relating to Hearings”.  The consultation opened on 12 July 2018 and closes on 23 August 2018.  Responses can be by completion of an Online Survey. Read the rest of this entry »

Inforrm is taking a Summer Break

6 08 2018

The 2017-2018 legal year in England and Wales ended last week. The Inforrm blog is now taking a summer break until the end of September. We thank all our readers and contributors who have supported us over the past year. Posting will continue over the summer but will not be as regular as usual.  Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 30 July 2018

30 07 2018

This is our last weekly round up of the legal year. The Trinity Legal term will end on Tuesday 31 July 2018.  The summer legal vacation will run for 2 months with the Michaelmas Term beginning on Monday 1 October 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Law and Media Round Up – 23 July 2018

23 07 2018

Mr Justice Mann’s judgment in Sir Cliff Richard’s claim against the BBC ([2018] EWHC  1837 (Ch)) was the biggest media law story of the week (and, indeed, of the year so far). Read the rest of this entry »