Law and Media Round Up – 22 May 2017

22 05 2017

This was the week in which the party general election manifestos were published.  Perhaps unsurprisingly there were sharp differences on press regulation and Leveson. The Labour Manifesto [pdf] promised to implement the recommendations of Part One of the Leveson Inquiry and to commence Part Two.  Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 15 May 2017 [Updated]

15 05 2017

The General Election campaign is beginning to gain momentum with a leak of the draft Labour Manifesto.  Nevertheless, as Loughborough University reports, Theresa May has dominated press coverage so far. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 8 May 2017

8 05 2017

On 1 May 2017 the Home Affairs Select Committee released a report criticising social media companies for failing to tackle illegal and dangerous content. The Committee recommended that the Government should assess whether failure to remove illegal material is in itself a crime and, if not, how the law should be strengthened.   Read the rest of this entry »





Judicial Consultation: Media and Communications List

4 05 2017

Following his recent appointment as judge in charge of the new Queen’s Bench “Media and Communications List”, Mr Justice Warby is consulting practitioners and other court users in the media and communications field on a small number of procedural questions. Read the rest of this entry »





Transparency Project: Family Court Reporting Watch – Weekly Round-Up

3 05 2017

The purpose of this update is to correct, clarify and comment on media reports of family court cases, to explain and comment on published Judgments of family cases and to highlight other transparency news. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 1 May 2017

1 05 2017

The Easter Legal Term began on Tuesday 25 April and ends on 26 May 2017.  This is the first Law and Media Round Up of the new term.  We had a short preview of the term yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Inforrm: End of Easter Break and Easter Term Preview

30 04 2017

The short Inforrm Easter Break ends today and our first Law and Media Round Up of the new term will be published tomorrow.  Although we have have not had Round Ups for the last fortnight we have been able to continue regular postings. Read the rest of this entry »