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Attorney general warns newspapers over contempt – BBC News

“The media could be prevented from naming people arrested by the police but not yet charged, the attorney general has told the BBC.”

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BBC News, 15th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Full judgment: Attorney general v Associated Newspapers and News Group Newspapers – The Guardian

“Read the judgment from the high court finding the Mail Online and Sun Online guilty of contempt after publishing online image of accused man with pistol during murder trial.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Attorney general: UK would be in breach of law if it defied European court rulings – The Guardian

“Britain would be acting ‘tyranically’ and in breach of the rule of law if it defied rulings from the European court of human rights, the attorney general, Dominic Grieve, has said.”

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The Guardian, 10th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Attorney-general happy to mix politics and law – The Lawyer

“With responsibility for advising the Government on its legal issues, the attorney-general can be called on to advise on some of the most contentious issues before Parliament.”

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The Lawyer, 6th December 2010

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Attorney General orders review of private school charity rules – Daily Telegraph

“Controversial rules forcing private schools to offer free places to poor pupils could be scrapped after doubts were raised by the Government’s top law officer.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Lord Goldsmith questions the MoD’s practices in Iraq – BBC News

“The former Labour government’s top legal adviser during the Iraq war has questioned whether the British military justice system is fit for purpose.”

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BBC News, 27th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Attorney General: World Bribery & Corruption Compliance forum – Attorney General’s Office

“The Attorney General addresses the World Bribery & Corruption Compliance Forum in London, 14th September 2010.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 14th Setember 2010

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk


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