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Law Reporting in a New Media Age

Law Reporting

You can now tweet from inside court, the number of legal bloggers (or blawgers) has risen exponentially and most newspapers publish considerably more content in their online editions than they print. Meanwhile, the traditional legal correspondent …

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An unseemly turf war fought in a monstrous labyrinth

Case Comment

After the many children in need cases reported in recent years, including the trilogy of cases in last month’s PTSR, one might have thought that the courts had drawn the legal frontiers sufficiently clearly to eliminate funding disputes between publ…

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Publicity and the soul of justice; letting the media spotlight in

Case Comment

In a week that sees another high-profile extradition, this time of Abu Hamza to the USA to face terrorism charges, the question put by Lord Justice Toulson in Regina (Guardian News and Media Ltd) v City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court (Article 19 i…

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ICLR Encounters: The Truth, The Whole Truth, or a Version of the Truth…

Events

ICLR Encounters – a series of debates about issues affecting the law – kicked off last night with a fascinating encounter between Jon Snow, of Channel 4 News, and Elanor Dymott, law reporter turned novelist, at The Old Court Room in Lincoln’s Inn.

The subject of discussion was The Truth,The Whole Truth, or a Version of the Truth…

Introducing this Encounter, Paul Magrath, ICLR’s Head of Development and Online Content, failed to stick to the following script:

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