Case Law: A-G v Associated Newspapers, online contempt – Alex Bailin QC

6 03 2011

Online publishers have been given a wake-up call following a recent judgment on contempt of court.   In Attorney General v Associated Newspapers Ltd & News Group Newspapers Ltd. ([2011] EWHC 418 (Admin)) The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers had published online a photograph of a defendant in a murder trial showing him posing with a gun. Read the rest of this entry »





Matrix Media and Information Update – 6 March 2011

6 03 2011

This is a Media and Information Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.

Latest Cases

Allen v Grimsby Telegraph [2011] EWHC 406 (QB) – 2 Mar 2011.  Coulson J struck out an application for an anonymity order by an individual who had been made the subject of a Sexual Offences Prevention Order.  Read the rest of this entry »