News: London Riots “Good Samaritan” receives damages and apology from the police – Tamsin Allen and Samantha Broadley

11 05 2013

Leslie-AustinIn a Statement in Open Court [pdf] read out on Friday 3 May 2013, the Metropolitan Police admitted they had failed to take adequate steps to remove posters suggesting that Leslie Austin, a Hackney resident, was involved in the Hackney riots. The posters continued to be published for some months after officers accepted his role during the riots was as a “Good Samaritan” and “a model citizen”.  The police agreed to pay substantial damages and his legal costs and undertook not to repeat the allegations. Read the rest of this entry »

Inforrm appoints a Reviews Editor

6 07 2012

In order to improve our media and law coverage, Inforrm has decided to appoint a Reviews Editor to co-ordinate our coverage. We intend to carry reviews of new books and online publications in the media and law fields and to preview and review events which are of interest to our readers. Read the rest of this entry »