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Privacy rights and ‘citizen journalists’

Recent media coverage of the treatment meted out to politicians and journalists under the guise of political protest has highlighted the use of mobile phones to record video footage, and the posting of such footage to the internet. In that context,…

Dr Bawa-Garba successful on appeal

The Court of Appeal unanimously allowed the appeal of by Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba against the decision of the Divisional Court to erase her. Following the decision of the High Court in January 2018 to substitute the original Medical Practitioner’s Tribunal (MPT)…

Sexual motivation? Sorry, I haven’t a clue.

Allegations which put a defendant’s state of mind in issue can be difficult to defend, especially where the prosecution is only required to prove their case on the balance of probabilities. The challenges are compounded when the defendant cannot remember…