The implications of Incedal: managing the new normal in national security cases – Lawrence McNamara

14 02 2016

Old BaileyThe decision of the Court of Appeal in Incedal ([2016] EWCA Crim 11) is profoundly important for open justice and the public understanding of the security threats faced by our communities and for the accountability of those tasked with combatting security threats. Read the rest of this entry »

News: Court of Appeal dismisses Media’s “Terror Trial” secrecy appeal

9 02 2016

Erol_IncedalThe Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal brought by a number of media organisations against continuing restrictions on reporting the trial of Erol Incedal.  In a judgment given by Lord Thomas CJ, Guardian News And Media Ltd & Ors v R. & Incedal ([2016] EWCA Crim 11), the Court upheld reporting restrictions which had covered parts of the trial which were held in private. Read the rest of this entry »