- Anonymity order sought under ‘the Venables jurisdiction’ (DXB v Associated Newspapers)
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Public Law analysis: The court refused to grant a time-limited order extending the anonymity of a child defendant beyond his eighteenth birthday. Claire Overman, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, says those who act for the media will be cheered by the judgment’s reaffirmation of the importance of open justice.
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