Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

UK Media Limited In What It Can Report Concerning Finsbury Park Attack @ConversationUK

From the Conversation UK, a discussion of the effect of the Contempt of Court Act on reporting on the Finsbury Park attack. The Conversation notes that because there has been an arrest, the Act works to preserve the rights of the accused against prejudicial publicity. More here from the Conversation.

More discussion of the issue here from Legal Cheek.

Read the text of the Contempt of Court Act here.  Read more discussion from the Crown Prosecution Service here.

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