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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Liberal MP Questions Use of "Hyperinjunctions"

A Member of Parliament is looking into whether the use of new "hyperinjunctions" is preventing journalists from doing effective investigations into government work or the activites of high profile companies or individuals. Liberal Democrat John Hemming labels these orders "quaero injunctions" and says they put journalists at risk of detention and also may prevent the press from reporting that they are in force. More here from the Guardian.

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