tribunals

tribunals

Why Site Blocking Orders Need To Be Challenged In Court

www.techdirt.com
There is an extremely dangerous trend to remove proper judicial review from cases involving alleged copyright infringement. Sometimes that means "voluntary" actions by ISPs -- the SOPA and ACTA approach. Sometimes, it means appearances before tribunals by members of the public without adequate legal representation, as is happening under...
Why Site Blocking Orders Need To Be Challenged In Court

Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

www.guardian.co.uk
Ex-Tory co-treasurer sued Mark Adams over 'persistent and public campaign' and is also taking action against Sunday TimesPeter Cruddas, the former Conservative Party co-treasurer, has won £45,000 in libel damages plus £120,000 in costs from a former private secretary to Tony Blair who repeatedly alleged he was a criminal who...
Cruddas wins libel payout over former Blair aide's Twitter slurs

Study - Last Decade Saw Boom in Environmental Courts, Tribunals (@NYTimes) http://nyti.ms/agUo5Q

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Study - Last Decade Saw Boom in Environmental Courts, Tribunals (@NYTimes) http://nyti.ms/agUo5Q

The price of copyright crime in New Zealand? Only $617

arstechnica.com
In the US, when illegal downloaders have actually gone to trial, they have faced massive six-figure penalties, like the damages figures against Joel Tenenbaum ($675,000) and Jammie Thomas-Rasset (first $1.92 million, down to $222,000). Now New Zealand is starting to see results from the copyright tribunals it set up...
The price of copyright crime in New Zealand? Only $617

Judiciary silenced out of court | Lucy Reed

www.guardian.co.uk
Judges and magistrates have been banned from blogging about their jobs. This is not helpfulLegal Cheek reports that Judges [are] Threatened With Disciplinary Action For Blogging About Their Day Job - Even If They Do So Anonymously. You can read the original story on magistrate Trevor Coultart's blog. The magistrate...
Judiciary silenced out of court | Lucy Reed
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