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Media law is ever changing and this index will strive to keep you abreast of developments in this complex and important area of journalism.

Our fortnightly column looking at the latest law issues, written by specialist media lawyers from Foot Anstey, also appears here.

April 5, 2012

Success for daily newspaper in libel case

Editor gave evidence in court

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April 5, 2012

Reporter won court challenge over identity of serial killer’s mum

Lawyer wanted details kept private

April 2, 2012

Regional reporter faced jail threat for refusing to reveal sources

Journalist could have faced jail term

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March 28, 2012

Regional daily overturns banning order in dead baby case

Newspaper’s lawyers wrote to judge

March 27, 2012

Man sent threats to regional journalist, court told

Letter referred to journalist being ‘cut up and put in lobster pots’

March 26, 2012

Reporter wins court challenge to name baby batterer

Journalist won argument with barrister

March 20, 2012

Scottish journalist ‘was prime suspect in blagging probe’

Former police officer spoke to Sunday Herald

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March 15, 2012

Newspaper backs down over drunk driver gagging order

Lawyer cited time and resource constraints

March 13, 2012

The Law Column: RIP the PCC – What next?

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry.

March 1, 2012

Abusive parents named after regional daily’s court challenge

Newspaper was able to report full details of case

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February 29, 2012

Journalist thwarts bid for blanket ban on trial reports

Judge rejects call from ‘over-zealous’ lawyers

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February 28, 2012

Law Column: Case gives guidance on journalistic defences

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry

February 24, 2012

Paedophile foster carer named thanks to newspaper

Victims agreed to sign waivers

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February 23, 2012

Newspaper reprinted after sex offender photo mix-up

Hundreds of copies of weekly recalled

February 14, 2012

Law column: Court decisions go in favour of press

Our fortnightly look at legal issues facing the industry

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February 10, 2012

North-West weekly wins fight to name teen convict

Judge agreed to overturn order

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