Welcome to Without Prejudice.
Tonight’s topics are varied and raise important issues for the law.
The Spectator contempt case
Hunt, Warsi, the ministerial code and the meaning of quasi-judicial
Richard Moorhead’s “Case for code”
I referred to Sir Edward Chalmers as draftsman of The Sale of Gods Act 1893 – it was, in fact, Sir Mackenzie Chalmers who drafted the Act. I must have had Jedward on my mind – lord knows why. Mea culpa.
DPP launches public consultation on cases affecting the media 18/04/2012
Keir Starmer QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has today published interim guidelines on the approach prosecutors should take when assessing the public interest in cases affecting the media.
Professor Richard Moorhead in The Guardian: The case for code
The common law leads to complexity. Is that always a good thing?
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