Posted on 18 December 2014 by Carter-Ruck
Dispute Resolution analysis: The High Court, sitting without a jury, recently ruled against former Conservative chief whip Andrew Mitchell in his libel claim against News Group Newspapers for publishing a story alleging that he had called PC Rowland a ‘pleb’. Nigel Tait, a partner at Carter-Ruck, along with associate Isabella Piasecka, considers the decision and the wider issues of judges acting as jurors.
Posted on 12 December 2014 by Carter-Ruck
The ITV drama about Christopher Jefferies – the man wrongly accused of the murder of Joanna Yeates and vilified by the UK press – was moving and thought-provoking in equal measure.http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/dec/07/-sp-peter-morgan-christopher-jefferies-tv-drama-joanna-yeates