- Open justice and criminal court proceedings (Khuja v Times Newspapers Ltd)
- Original news
- What was the background to the case?
- What did the Supreme Court consider?
- What did the Supreme Court decide, and why?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
- How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
- What are the implications for practitioners?
Public Law analysis: Should a person referred to in a criminal trial as having originally been a suspect be granted an injunction to prevent newspapers from reporting that reference? Gavin Millar QC, of Matrix Chambers, examines the Supreme Court’s answer in Khuja v Times Newspapers and says potential claimants considering pursuing injunctions of this kind will need to be made aware that it is unlikely to be approved.
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