Lord Justice Leveson’s Statement on the Publication of his Report: worth re-reading

30 06 2013

On 29 November 2012, when his report was published, Lord Justice Leveson made a short statement summarising his views and the purpose of his report.  We published this at the time and we republish it now because of its continuing relevance to the debates which have taken place over the 7 months since the Leveson Report was published.  We have emphasised some passages which may have been overlooked in the course of some of the distorted and partisan attacks on Judge and his report since publication.  The statement is worth re-reading. Read the rest of this entry »

News: Leveson Inquiry sittings: the last day of Part One

25 07 2012

leveson.jpgThe Leveson Inquiry has had its final hearing in its inquiry into “the culture, practices, and ethics of the press”.   The first hearing was on 6 September 2011 and the Inquiry has has received evidence in 26 weeks of sittings.    Lord Justice Leveson now has the summer to write his report on Part 1 of his inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »