Twitter joke trial: Paul Chambers to take appeal to high court – The Guardian

Posted November 23rd, 2010 in appeals, bomb hoaxing, internet, news by sally

“The case of a man convicted of ‘menace’ for threatening to blow up an airport in a Twitter joke is to go to appeal at the high court. A senior human rights lawyer will lead a three-strong legal team for Paul Chambers, a former accounts manager in the motor trade, whose conviction in the so-called ‘Twitter joke trial’ has become an international cause celebre.”

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The Guardian, 22nd November 2010