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Case Law, Strasbourg: Olafsson v Iceland, Website editor not liable for publishing sexual allegations against candidate - Ed Klaris and Alexia Bedat

In the case of Olafsson v Iceland ( ECHR 259) the Court of Human Rights held that the Icelandic courts were wrong to hold a website editor liable for publishing allegations made by two sisters that their relative, A, who was standing for election for the Constitutional Assembly had sexually abused them when they were children. 694 more words

Freedom Of Expression

The Front Page in the Digital Age: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies publishes report on protecting journalists’ sources

A study raising concerns about journalists’ ability to protect sources and whistleblowers was launched in the House of Lords last Wednesday.

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), in collaboration with the Guardian, has published the results of a research initiative into protecting journalists’ sources and whistleblowers in the current technological and legal environment. 931 more words

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Oh Right- There was Pre-Vacation Drama

Back to work today and of course back to usual things. I was balancing out my time requests as the IEP season is upon us and I can see that I have 3/9/17 flagged on my calendar. 348 more words


5 in the Bed?

Remember that two years ago I talked about having five kids at the end of the year. I thought it would be the Littles, N and my two. 576 more words


Case Law, Strasbourg: Lykin v. Ukraine, Free speech and elected officials - Ed Klaris & Alexia Bedat

On 12 January 2017, the Court of Human Rights handed down judgment in the case of Lykin v Ukraine ( ECHR 17), providing a timely reminder that freedom of political expression under Article 10 can trump reputation. 625 more words

Freedom Of Expression

A question of whose law.

The sanctuary cities issue was a dominant campaign topic and remains front and center today.

It will undoubtedly remain prominent for a substantial amount of time to come, with mayors coast-to-coast vowing not to uphold Federal law, even when presented with court orders to do so. 339 more words


News: Supreme Court gives permission to appeal in Mirror phone hacking costs case

On 26 October 2016, the Supreme Court (Lords Mance, Reed and Toulson) gave Mirror Group Newspapers permission to appeal against a decision of Mann J on costs and CFAs. 274 more words