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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Gag Orders and Super-Injunctions

In the wake of debate and criticism over the use of gag orders to prevent not only publication of material but of discussion of the gag orders themselves, especially in the Trafigura case, Members of Parliament are now discussing whether and how to augment press freedoms in the UK. Here's the text of the "super-injunction" mentioned in the case. Meanwhile, the eminent law firm Carter Ruck is taking on metaphorical water after its unsuccessful attack on the Guardian.

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