Leveson: Inquisitorial Arbitration – Ned Beale and Cara Gillingham

26 03 2013

LevesonLord Justice Leveson’s “inquisitorial” arbitration scheme for media claims is moving closer to implementation.  The word inquisitorial conjures up images of medieval magistrates acting as prosecutor and jury, and the scheme was recently criticised by David Allen Green in The New Statesman as leaving parties with “no safeguards”.  Is this concern justified? Read the rest of this entry »

Leveson’s Arbitration Scheme: not ideal, but workable – Ned Beale

30 01 2013

Leveson Post ConferenceLord Justice Leveson’s Report on the Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press recommends that claims against the press be resolved fairly, quickly and cheaply by means of an arbitration scheme established by a new self-regulatory body. Read the rest of this entry »