Law and Media Round Up – 14 January 2019

14 01 2019

The Hilary Term 2019 began last Friday, 11 January 2019.  We welcomed the New Year with a follow up to our most popular post of 2018, this time “Top 10 Defamation Cases of 2018”. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 17 December 2018 [Updated]

17 12 2018

The Michaelmas Legal Term 2018 will end on 21 December 2018 with the Hilary Term 2019 commencing on 11 January 2019. INFORRM will be taking a Christmas break with the first Law and Media Round Up of the New Year being published on 14 January 2019. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 10 December 2018

10 12 2018

On 4 December 2018 the Fourth Section of the European Court of Human Rights gave judgment in the ruled on the important case of Magyar Jeti Zrt v. Hungary [2018] ECHR 990. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 3 December 2018

3 12 2018

On 29 November 2018 the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, David Gauke, issued a statement, “Controlling the costs of defamation cases”. The Government also belatedly published its response to the 2013 consultation “Costs protection in defamation and privacy claims: the Government’s proposals”. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 26 November 2018

26 11 2018

The LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission has released its report “Tackling the Information Crisis [pdf]”.  The Report focuses on how to curtail misinformation and “fake news” whilst promoting reputable journalistic outlets. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 19 November 2018

19 11 2018

On 13 and 14 November 2018 Supreme Court heard the appeal in the crucial “serious harm” case of Lachaux v Independent Print Limited. The three sessions can be watched on the Supreme Court website. The Press Gazette has a short report on the arguments advanced by the parties in the case.  Judgment was reserved. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 5 November 2018

5 11 2018

On 29 October 2018 Lord Speaker Lord Fowler issued a statement on parliamentary privilege. The statement comes in the aftermath of Lord Hain’s naming of Sir Philip Green despite an interim injunction being in place, relying upon parliamentary privilege. Read the rest of this entry »