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Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 29 July 2019

This last roundup of the Trinity Term looks at the prospects of a shakeup in Downing Street and Whitehall, and reviews the state of play in the courts, the judiciary, the prisons, and other legal developments, before concluding with a nice message from the head of family justice. Continue reading

Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 22 July 2019

This week’s roundup of legal news and commentary includes the probable loss of yet another Lord Chancellor through the revolving door of Justice; plus courts reform and security, a crackdown on non-disclosure agreements, legal professions and information. Continue reading

Reporting restrictions orders; and contempt of restriction orders

Jurisdiction to make and enforce an order Two very different aspects of the reporting restrictions order (RRO) can be seen in case law over the past couple of weeks. In AB (Application for Reporting Restrictions: Inquest) [2019] EWHC 1668 (QB) (27 June 2019) the question of service of an application in civil proceedings and the Continue reading

Tips for Tweeting Lawyers, by CrimeGirl

Twitter offers many benefits for legal practitioners and trainees. But it’s easy to get carried away, and not everyone is as circumspect or discreet as they should be. In this guest post, the barrister who tweets as @CrimeGirl offers a handy list of hints. Continue reading

Lady Hale remembers: how law has changed since the Sixties

This article is based on the rough note made by Paul Magrath of the keynote speech of Baroness Hale of Richmond PSC at the annual conference of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) on 13 June 2019. If and when the verbatim text is published, we will update with a link. Continue reading