Archive for the 'contempt of court' Category

‘Facebook juror’ in contempt case – BBC News

“Contempt proceedings are to begin against a juror who allegedly contacted a defendant through Facebook during a drugs trial, causing it to collapse.”

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BBC News, 20th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Accused wins appeal after judge told him: ‘Shut your mouth’ – Daily Telegraph

“A defendant who was told by a judge to “shut your mouth and listen” just before he had to give evidence on why he had two knives in his car has had his subsequent convictions overturned.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Man cleared over Northampton court jury summons error – BBC News

“A man given a criminal record and a £500 fine for failing to respond to a jury summons sent to the wrong address has been cleared by an appeal judge.”

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BBC News, 4th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ken Clarke warns editors not to risk contempt – The Guardian

“The justice secretary, Ken Clarke, warned newspaper editors on Tuesday not to risk contempt of court with excessive reporting of suspects in police investigations.”

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The Guardian, 15th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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

Judgment in contempt case should serve as a shot across the bows – The Guardian

“Linking to prejudicial past material could damage the integrity of criminal trials, online publishers warned.”

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The Guardian, 4th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Sun and Daily Mail guilty of contempt over online photo in murder case – The Guardian

“The Sun and the Daily Mail have been found guilty of contempt of court for publishing a picture of a murder trial defendant posing with a gun on their websites.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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