Judges halt latest moves towards secrecy in the courts – The Times

Posted May 6th, 2010 in news by sally

“This week judges struck a blow for openness. They rejected attempts by government and security service lawyers to hold a secret trial to defend a claim for damages being mounted by former Guantánamo detainees. They ruled that such a move would undermine the right of a party to know the case against him, one of the ‘most fundamental principles of the common law’.”

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The Times, 5th May 2010

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk