Fair trials and the freedom of the press: when fundamental principles conflict – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted November 23rd, 2011 in contempt of court, freedom of expression, internet, media, news, trials by sally

“Two principles fundamental to English law are open justice and freedom of the press. The right of the public to know via the press who has been charged with what is one of the key features that distinguishes a free society from the sort of tyrannies where those deemed not to be on message politically disappear and are never heard from again.”

Full story

Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 22nd November 2011

Source: www.halsburyslawexchange.co.uk