- Seventy-eight per cent of the population wants independent press regulation backed by statute.
- No witness or anybody else at the Leveson Inquiry advocated state control of the press. Read the rest of this entry »
In my previous post, I discussed a temporary injunction obtained by music promoter David Kavanagh to prevent the sale of Melanie Verwoerd’s memoir When We Dance. The book charts her Afrikaner upbringing, her marriage to the grandson of an architect of apartheid, her anti-apartheid involvement with the African National Congress, her time as South African ambassador to Ireland and as head of UNICEF Ireland, and her relationship with celebrity DJ Gerry Ryan until his unexpected death on the night of 29 April 2010. Read the rest of this entry »
Model Order - Interim Non-Disclosure
QB Out of Hours Application Form
Practice Guidance on Interim Non-Disclosure Orders  1 WLR 1003
EWCA Case Tracker
Defamation Act 2013
Explanatory Notes to Defamation Act 2013
Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013
Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press
Royal Charter Explanatory Notes
Press Recognition Panel Website
Leveson Report in a Searchable Linkable Version
Leveson Inquiry, Searchable Database
Reporting Restrictions in the Criminal Courts, Guidance 2015
Global Database of Free Speech Case Law, Columbia University
1 December 2016, Event: Internet & Social Media Law 2016, Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London. This conference covers recent developments.
8 December 2016, Article 19 event: 250 years of freedom of information, Free Word Centre.
Recent Judgments are listed in our Table of Cases, along with links to case comments