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