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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.

June 25, 2007

Telegraph wins High Court battle to report damaging allegations

“Freedom of Speech outweighs university’s right to confidentiality”

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June 25, 2007

Online companion for new Essential Law edition

New website will keep book up-to-date between editions

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June 25, 2007

Trainee reporters face extra law exams due to flood of legislation

Warning that constant changes in law could be too much to take in at once

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June 25, 2007

Journals win court appeal on naming 15-year-old suspect

Appeal rules that press report was “not of court proceedings”

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June 25, 2007

Papers win legal battle to report on Internet sex case

Reporting ban is overturned five months after two men were jailed

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June 25, 2007

Paper wins right to name teenage rapist after guilty verdict

Barrister claimed identification would only serve to “titillate readers” – but judge sided with the press

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June 25, 2007

High Court injunction granted over paper's care home coverage

Company claims publication of addresses could put vulnerable children at risk

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June 25, 2007

Gazette scores legal victories in child neglect and truancy cases

News staff overturn Section 39 orders in the interests of open justice

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June 25, 2007

Advertiser hit by last-minute naming ban

Editor brands judge a “wally” after move leaves paper unable to name youth it had previously identified

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June 25, 2007

Rookie reporter successfully challenges S39 order

Trainee recites legal argument from memory to overturn naming ban on only second trip to court

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June 25, 2007

Reporter quotes law to magistrates as he wins naming bid

Persuasive argument paves the way for naming of teenager who attacked a policeman

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June 25, 2007

Echo reporter barred from pre-trial review

Newspaper complains to magistrates after clerk told journalist he must leave open court

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June 25, 2007

Citizen wins right to name teenage gang members

Newspaper turns spotlight on ASBO yobs after reporting restrictions are lifted

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June 25, 2007

Reporter given 12 hours to present notes to court

The importance of keeping shorthand notes clear and easy to find has been highlighted

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June 25, 2007

Crown Office to appeal against Press and Journal decision

The Crown Office is to appeal against a court decision which cleared the Press and Journal in Aberdeen of breaking the law by naming a…

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June 25, 2007

Child sex abuse victim waives anonymity to tell paper of ordeal

Victim “wanted to see his attacker exposed in court

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