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Warning story leads to prison for school gates man

A front-page story in the Southern Daily Echo led to an investigation that has sent a man to prison for four years for two indecent assaults on a five-year-old girl. The article led police to their suspect and as a

CPS revises ban on handing evidence to press

Prosecution evidence material from court trials could be released to the press after all, following a partial climbdown by the Crown Prosecution Service on a ban imposed last month. Interview transcripts, still from video footage and photos used in court

Journalist Dodd is called to the Bar

Press Association media law specialist Mike Dodd has qualified as a barrister and been called to the Bar at Middle Temple. Mike, (55), who has been a journalist for 36 years, studied part-time for his law degree at Thames Valley

Learn more about the law

A training course to help editors and newspaper executives keep up to date with the law is to take place in London. The programme for November 14 is due to cover the Human Rights Act, libel, contempt of court, the

Get updated by legendary libel lawyer Peter Carter-Ruck

Legendary libel lawyer Peter Carter-Ruck will be the main speaker at an update day on media law in central London on Saturday, November 18. He is scheduled to look at recent changes in the practice of defamation and the spate

Libel law date announced

Page 1 of 2 Legendary libel lawyer Peter Carter-Ruck will reveal the secrets he used to charge thousands for at a special Media Law Update day. The event, in London on Saturday March 17, will be a rare opportunity to