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Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney

Libel – Defence under s.2 of the Defamation Act 2013

[2022] EWHC 2017 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Steyn J

Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney

Libel – disclosure – journalistic sources – section 10 Contempt of Court Act 1981 – Article 10 ECHR – waiver – witness summonses

[2022] EWHC 1209 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, Media & Communications List

Judge Steyn J

Rolfe v Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP

Data protection – harm – de minimis - summary judgment

[2021] EWHC 2809 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Divisions (Media & Communications)

Judge Master McCloud

Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney

Libel – summary judgment – strike out – social media – proportionality

[2021] EWHC 1888 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Steyn J

Re Al M (Reporting Restrictions Order)

Reporting Restrictions - Witness Anonymity - Right to Life (Art 2) - Prohibition against torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Art 3) - Freedom of Expression (Article 10) - Blackmail

[2020] EWHC 702 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge President of the Family Division , Sir Andrew McFarlane

R (BBC) v Newcastle Crown Court

Judicial Review of a Production Order under PACE

[2019] EWHC 2756; [2020] 1 Cr App R 16; [2020] EMLR 8; [2020] Crim LR 247 - Divisional Court (QBD)

Judge Leggatt LJ & Picken J

RJ v Tigipko 2

Reporting Restrictions – Contempt of Court Act 1981 – Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 448 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn J

RJ v Tigipko

Family proceedings – Reporting Restrictions – Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Children Act 1989 - Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 105 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn J

Reay v Beamont

Defamation - privacy - data protection - harassment - preliminary issue - meaning

[2018] EWHC 2172 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Nicol J

R (on the application of Drain) v Birmingham Crown Court and others

Trade Marks Act - s.97 Trade Marks Act 1994 - Trade marked goods -  Forfeiture order - Article 1 Protocol 1 (A1P1) - Comatibility with European Convention Rights

[2018] EWHC 1255 (Admin) - Administrative Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Treay LJ and Morgan J

R (on the application of Emblin) v Commissioners for HM Revenue & Customs

Judicial Review -Breach of Confidence - Legal Professional Privilege - Suspected Tax Avoidance Schemes -  No Confidence in Iniquity - Inducement to Breach Confidence - Alternative Remedies - s.316B Finance Act 2004 (voluntary disclosure to HMRC not restricted by any duty of confidentiality) -  Data Protection Act 1998

[2018] EWHC 626 (Admin) - Administrative Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Whipple J

R v R & Anor

Reporting Restrictions – Court of Appeal – Anonymity Orders – Section 97 Children Act 1989 – Open Justice

[2017] EWCA Civ 1588 - Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Judge McFarlane, Sharp and Hickinbottom LJJ

R v Jemma Beale

Sexual Offences Amendment Act 1992 - anonymity - Contempt of Court Act 1981 - postponement of reporting

[2017] EWCA 1012 (Crim) - Court of Appeal Criminal Division

Judge Sharp LJ, Popplewell J, Warby J

Rhodes (previously “MLA”) v OPO

Elements of the tort of Wilkinson v Downton - interim injunction - article 10 - freedom of expression - whether Wilkinson v Downton should operate to prohibit a writer from telling a true autobiographical account of his upbringing which risks causing psychological harm to his son

[2015] UKSC 32 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger PSC, Lady Hale DPSC, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Toulson

Rada-Ortiz v Espinosa-Vadillo

Harassment - websites - injunction - justification

[2015] EWHC 2175 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Cranston J

R (Evans) v HM Attorney General (Supreme Court)

Prince Charles letters - Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Environmental Information Regulations 2004 – Constitutional Law – Executive Veto – EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

[2015] UKSC 21 - UK Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger PSC, Lady Hale DPSC, Lords Mance, Kerr, Wilson, Reed and Hughes JJSC

Rufus v Elliott (preliminary issue)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Trial - Preliminary Issue

[2015] EWHC 807 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Rufus v Elliott (CA)

Defamation – Libel – Meaning – Capability

[2015] EWCA Civ 121; [2015] EMLR 17 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge McCombe and Sharp LJJ, Mitting J

R v William Cornick

Identification - s. 39 Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Article 2 - Article 8 - Article 10

[2014] EWHC 3623 (QB) - High Court (QBD) sitting at Leeds Crown Court

Judge Coulson J

R v NCJ Media Ltd; R v Aitken

Reporting restrictions - s.39 Children & Young Persons Act 1933 - breach of court order - contempt

- Newcastle Magistrates' Court

Judge DJ Earl

Rapisarda v Colladon

Reporting restrictions- financial remedy proceedings- Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926- judicial discretion

[2014] EWFC 1406 - Family Court (In Open Court)

Judge Sir James Munby P

R (Evans) v Attorney General

freedom of information - privacy - advocacy correspondence - Prince of Wales - executive power under s.53(2) of FOIA 2000 - reasonableness

[2014] EWCA Civ 254 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Dyson (MR), Richards & Pitchford LJJ

Reynolds v Bovey

Defamation - Internet - Strike Out - Publication - Pleadings - Litigants in Person

LTL 16/6/2014 - High Court, QBD

Judge Master Eastman

Rufus v Elliott

Defamation - Libel – Meaning – Innuendo - Capability

[2013] EWHC 3355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

R (T) v Greater Manchester Chief Constable (CA)

Cautions and convictions - rehabilitation of offenders - disclosure - Article 8

[2013] EWCA Civ 25 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Master of the Rolls, Richards LJ, Davis LJ

RocknRoll v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Expectation of Privacy - Public Figure - Public Domain - Public Interest

[2013] EWHC 24 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Briggs J

Rugby Football Union v Viagogo Ltd

Disclosure - Norwich Pharmacal Order - Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU - Article 8

[2012] UKSC 55 - Supreme Court

Judge Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore, Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony, Lord Reed JJSC, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC

Judicial review - disciplinary proceedings - General Medical Council - fitness to practice - doctor - serious allegations - hearsay evidence - fairness - Article 6 ECHR - Panel decision to admit - challenge by practitioner - evidence yet to be heard - whether availability of subsequent appeal sufficient remedy - reliance on hearsay unfair

[2011] EWHC 1585 (Admin) - Administrative Court

Judge Laws LJ, Stadlen J

RJA v AJR

  Privacy - Breach of Confidence - Misuse of Private Information - Derogations from Open Justice -  Whether the hearing should take place in private - whether anonymity should be continued

- Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Re Baby RB (Press Injunction)

Family proceedings - Reporting restrictions - Article 8 - Article 10

[2011] EWHC 221 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Macfarlane J

Re MGN Ltd

Reporting restrictions - Criminal proceedings - Blanket ban on reporting trial - Contempt of Court Act 1981, s.4(2) - Effect of contemporaneous reporting on witnesses at trial

[2011] EWCA Crim 100 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Lord Chief Justice, Eady , Simon JJ

Ronaldo v Telegraph Media Limited

Defamation - Libel - Abuse of process - Whether action should be struck out in accordance with Jameel v Dow Jones - Section 12 Defamation Act 1952 - Actions against different publishers - Whether settlement with one makes it an abuse to continue against the other

[2010] EWHC 2719 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

R v Sheppard & Whittle

Public order offences - Racially inflammatory material - Racial hatred - Internet - Publication to a section of the public - Web server outside jurisdiction - Public Order Act 1986

[2010] EWCA Crim 65 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Scott Baker LJ, Penry-Davey J, Cranston J

Re SC (Children) sub nom SC v HC

Contempt - Orders - Penal notices - Disclosure - Foreign lawyers

[2010] EWCA Civ 21 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Thorpe, Wall LJJ

Re Ward; sub nom Dr A & Others v Ward & Ward

Care Proceedings - Anonymity - Expert witnesses - Contra mundum injunctions - Publication of information relating to the proceedings - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Article 8 - Privacy

[2010] EWHC 16 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Munby J (now Munby LJ)

R (on the application of A) v B

Human Rights - s.7(1)(a), Human Rights Act - Jurisdiction - Investigatory Powers Tribunal - s 65(2)(a), Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 - Judicial review - Bias - Freedom of expression - Right to fair trial - Articles 6, 10, ECHR

[2009] UKSC 12 - Supreme Court

Judge Lords Phillips, Hope, Brown, Mance and Clarke

R (on the application of L) v Comr of Police of the Metropolis

Judicial review – Enhanced criminal record certificate - Inclusion of information in certificate - Declaration of incompatibility - Police Act 1997, s.115(7) – Privacy – Article 8

[2009] UKSC 3; [2009] 3 WLR 1056 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Hope (Deputy President), Lord Saville, Lord Scott, Lord Brown and Lord Neuberger

RST v UVW

Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Article 8 - Respect for privacy - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998 - Privacy – Confidence – Interim injunction

[2009] EWHC 2448 (QB) - Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Re Stedman & Patten (& Others)

Reporting restrictions - Family - Children - Injunctions - Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Article 8 - Respect for privacy and family life - Public domain - 'Canute' principle - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

[2009] EWHC 935 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Mrs Justice Eleanor King

Radu v Houston & Another (No.4)

Libel - Justification - Pleading of a Chase level 2 defence - Striking out

[2009] EWHC 398 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Reklos and Davourlis v Greece

European Convention on Human Rights - Article 8 – Right to respect for private and family life –Photography – Consent – New-born baby

Application no. 1234/05 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Vajic J, President, Rozakis, Kovler, Steiner, Spielmann, Jebens and Nicolaou JJ

Radu v Houston & Another (No.3) (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Reynolds privilege - Public interest - Obtaining comment - Gist of claimant's position

[2008] EWCA Civ 921; [2009] EMLR 13 - Court of Appeal

Judge May LJ, Moore-Bick LJ, Lawrence Collins LJ

R (Animal Defenders International) v Culture Secretary (HL)

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Article 10, ECHR - Prohibition of political advertising - Broadcasting - Television -Human Rights Act 1998 - Declaration of incompatibility - Communications Act 2003

[2008] UKHL 15; Times, 17 March 2008 - House of Lords

Judge Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Scott of Foscote, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Carswell, and Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

R v Westminster Mags Court & ASIC ex p Hafner & Ors

Criminal evidence - Mutual assistance - Private documents - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - s.15, Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003

[2008] EWHC 524 (Admin) - Divisional Court

Judge Lord Phillips LCJ, Silber J

Rath v Guardian News & Media Limited & Anor

Libel - Striking out - Summary judgment - Defence - Justification - Severable and distinct allegation - Fair comment - Error in facts stated - s.6 Defamation Act 1952 - Damages - Reliance on other articles publishing similar allegations

[2008] EWHC 398 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

R v Croydon Crown Court & A & B ex parte Trinity Mirror plc & Ors

Reporting restrictions - Criminal conviction - Order to protect defendant's children - Open justice - s.11, Contempt of Court Act 1981 - s.45(4), Supreme Court Act 1981 - s.159, Criminal Justice Act 1988

[2008] EWCA Crim 50; [2009] EMLR 3 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Sir Igor Judge P (of QBD), Sir Mark Potter P (of Fam), Wilson LJ, Hallett LJ, David Clarke J

R v Swansea Crown Court, ex parte BBC

Reporting restrictions - s.39, Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Criminal offence - Order to prohibit publication of particulars identifying child as defendant - Application to lift restrictions - Whether any good reason for restrictions

T20077088 - Swansea Crown Court

Judge HHJ Diehl QC

R (Green) v City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court

Judicial review - offence of blasphemous libel - Art 10 ECHR - s.2(4) Theatres Act 1968 - discretion to issue summons

[2007] EWHC 2785 (Admin) - Administrative Court

Judge Hughes LJ & Collins J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - Trial of a preliminary issue - Whether article protected by qualified privilege - Reportage - Reynolds privilege - Common interest privilege

[2007] EWHC 2735 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Radu v Houston & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Mode of Trial - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981 - Role of Jury - Trial of a Preliminary Issue - Qualified Privilege - Responsible Journalism - Reportage - Duty/ Interest

[2007] EWHC 2328 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Re LM (Reporting Restrictions: Coroner’s Inquest)

Family law - Reporting restrictions - Inquest - Injunctions - Human rights - Privacy - Article 8 ECHR - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR

[2007] EWHC 1902 (Fam); (2008) 99 BMLR 11; The Times, 20 November 2007 - Family Division

Judge Sir Mark Potter

Roberts & Another v Gable & others (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Dispute between members of political party - Allegations of commission of criminal offences - Reportage

[2007] EWCA Civ 721; [2008] 2 WLR 129; [2007] EMLR 457 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, Sedley, Moore-Bick LLJ

Re Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd (CA)

Contempt - Reporting restrictions - Private hearing - Party disclosing information to journalist - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - CPR Part 39.2(3)

[2007] EWCA Civ 848; [2007] 1 WLR 2614 - Court of Appeal

Judge Sir Anthony Clarke MR, Sir Igor Judge (President QB) & Buxton LJ

RWE NPower v Carrol & Others

Harassment - Trespass - Injunction - Representative Capacity of Defendant - CPR 19.6(4) - Enforcement of Order - Power of Arrest under Protection from Harassment Act 1997.

[2007] EWHC 947 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Teare J

Re Ward; BBC v CAFCASS Legal & Ors

Reporting restrictions - Care proceedings - s. 12 Adminstration of Justice Act 1960 - Disclosure - Anonymised judgments - Contra mundum order to protect medical expert witnesses, treating doctors, social workers and other witnesses in care proceedings - Interim orders - Practice and procedure - s. 12 Human Rights Act 1998 -Duration of order - Requirement of notice

[2007] EWHC 616 (Fam); [2007] 2 FLR 765; [2007] Fam Law 704 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

R (Laporte) v Chief Constable of Gloucestershire

Demonstrations - Apprehended breach of the peace - Police - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Freedom of assembly- Article 11

[2006] UKHL 55; [2007] 2 WLR 46; [2007] 2 All ER 529; (2007) HRLR 13 : (2007) UKHRR 400; The Times, 14 December 2006 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Bingham, Rodger, Carswell, Brown & Mance

R (Animal Defenders International) v Culture Secretary (DC)

Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Political advertising - ss.319-321, Communications Act 2003 - Declaration of incompatibility - Margin of appreciation

[2006] EWHC 3069 (Admin); [2007] EMLR 158; (2007) HRLR 9 - Administrative Court

Judge Auld LJ and Ouseley J

Radu v Houston & Another (CA)

Security for costs - Stay - Failure to comply with unless orders - Summary judgment

[2006] EWCA Civ 1575; The Times, 1 January 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Keene, Carnwath LLJ

R v B

Reporting restrictions - Postponement of reporting - s.4(2), Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Risk of substantial prejudice - Right to fair trial - Art 6, ECHR - Right to freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR

[2006] EWCA Crim 2692; [2007] EMLR 145; [2007] HRLR 1; [2007] UKHRR 577; The Times, 6 November 2006 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Judge LJ, Penry Davey J, Mackay J

Re Brampton Manor Trade Mark

Trade Marks - Opposition - School Badges - Trade Marks Act 1994 s.3(1)(b) (devoid of distinctive character) - s.3(1)(c) (descriptive marks) - s.3(6) (bad faith)- Costs

Application No. 2315470; Opposition No. 92512 - Trade Marks Registry

Judge George Salthouse for the Registrar

Roberts & Another v Gable & others (QBD)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Dispute between members of political party - Allegations of commission of criminal offences - Reportage

[2006] EWHC 1025 (QB); [2006] EMLR 692 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Re Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd

Civil procedure - Contempt of court - Reporting restrictions - Private hearing - Private judgment - Party disclosing information to journalist - CPR Part 39.2(3) - s.12, Administration of Justice Act 1960

[2006] EWHC 2113 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge David Richards J

Radu v Houston & Another

Security for costs - non-Brussels Convention national - Romania - adjournment - equality of arms - effect of judgment having been entered against a claimant by the time of the appeal

[2006] EWHC 231 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

R v Central Criminal Crown Court, ex parte Times Newspapers & Ors

Reporting the courts - Proceedings in camera - Open justice - ECHR, Articles 6 and 10

[2006] EWCA Crim 4; [2006] 1 WLR 1361; [2006] 2 All ER 1; [2006] 2 Cr App R 2; [2006] HRLR 10; [2006] Crim LR 757; Times, January 19, 2006 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Divison)

Judge Sir Igor Judge (President), Openshaw J, and Sir Paul Kennedy

Rodrigues v Portugal

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - - Newspaper publication - Criticism of public appointment - Rival paper criticising article - Defamation - Libel - Whether sanctions necessary

Application no. 75088/01 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge J-P Costa (President), Baka, Cabral Barreto, Turmen, Butkeyvich, Jociene, Popovich (Judges), Naismith (Registrar)

Ratiu & Others v Conway (CA)

Defamation - Malicious falsehood - Justification - Malice - Misdirection - Withdrawing malice from jury - Damages - Fiduciary duty - Breach of confidence

[2005] EWCA Civ 1302; [2006] 1 All ER 571; The Times, 29 November 2005 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Auld, Laws and Sedley LJJ

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

Judicial review - horseracing - prohibited substance - morphine - disqualification from race - prelminary issues - whether rules required proof of concentration and potential effect on horse - domestic bodies answering no - claim for judicial review - amenability - precedent

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 - Administrative Court

Judge Stanley Burnton J

R (Grierson) v Ofcom

Judicial review - Permission - media and entertainment - Locus - Delay - Wednesbury unreasonableness - s. 105(c) Broadcasting Act 1990

[2005] EWHC 1899; (Admin) [2005] EMLR 868 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Stanley Burnton J

R (Gazette Media) v Teeside Crown Court

Reporting Restrictions - Children - s.39 Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Proper scope of order - Appeals - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - Sexual offences - Automatic restrictions - s.1(2) Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992

[2005] EWCA Crim 1983; [2005] EMLR 832; The Times, 8 August 2005 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Maurice Kay LJ, Field J and Sir John Alliott

Re W

Criminal trial - Injunction to restrain identification of defendant and victim - Children - Non-parties - Privacy - Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10

[2005] EWHC 1564 (Fam); [2006] 1 FLR 1; The Times, 21 July 2005 - Family Division

Judge Sir Mark Potter P

Rackham v Sandy & Others (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Trial - Qualified Privilege - Malice - Damages

[2005] EWHC 482 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Rackham v Sandy and Others

Defamation – Libel – Mode of trial – Prolonged examination of documents – s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

24/02/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

R v Burrell

Rape trial – reporting restriction under s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 – complainant threatening not to give evidence unless restriction imposed - Articles 8, 10 European Convention on Human Rights

20/12/2004 - Central Criminal Court

Judge Aikens J

R v Barnes

Sports law - Criminal law - Grievous bodily harm - Football match - Tackle - Consent - Appropriate threshold for criminal proceedings relating to incidents occurring during sporting event

[2004] EWCA Crim 3246; [2005] 1 WLR 910; The Times, 10 January 2005 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Lord Woolf LCJ, Cresswell LJ, Simon J

R (Nilsen) v Governor of HMP Full Sutton & Another (CA)

Prisoner writing about his crimes - prisoners' rights - Prison Act 1952 - freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR

[2004] EWCA Civ 1540; [2005] 1 WLR 1028; [2005] EMLR 241 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Kennedy LJ, Gage LJ

Richardson v Schwarzenegger & Others

Libel - Service out - CPR 6.20 - liability for republication - qualified privilege - reply to attack - agent and principal

[2004] EWHC 2422 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Re X & Y

Privacy - Injunctions - Reporting restrictions - Children

[2004] EWHC 762 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 607 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Radio France & Ors v France

Defamation - Libel - French law - Article 7 ECHR - Article 6 ECHR - Sanctions - Requirement to broadcast findings - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR

(2005) 40 EHRR 706 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Baka (President), Loucaides, Birsan, Jungwiert, Ugrekhelidze, Mularoni, and Truche JJ and Dolle (Section Clerk)

Re B (A Child) (Disclosure)

Family Proceedings - Publicity - s.12 Administration of Justice Act 1960 - s.97 Children Act 1989 - Rule 4.23 Family Proceedings Rules 1991

[2004] EWHC 411 (Fam); [2004] 2 FLR 142; [2004] Lloyds Rep Med 303 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

R (Nilsen) v Governor of HMP Full Sutton & Another

Public law - Judicial review - Human Rights - Prisoners - Prison Rules - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - Autobiographical writings - Proportionality - Rationality

[2003] EWHC 3160; [2004] EMLR 9 - Administrative Court

Judge Maurice Kay J

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Family law- Human Rights - Children - local authorities - care proceedings- privacy - rights of mature teenager - Article 8 - Article 10- freedom of expression - proper approach to varying injunction

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 - Family Division

Judge Munby J

R (A) v Secretary of State for the Home Office

Public Law - Judicial review - Human rights - Freedom of expression - ECHR, Art 10, 6 - Suspected terrorists - Asylum seekers - Interviews

[2003] EWHC 2846 (Admin) - Administrative Court

Judge Kennedy LJ & Royce J

Reuben & Others v Time Inc & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Validity of service - Service out of jurisdiction - Forum conveniens - Amendment of claim form - Earlier publication - s.35(5)(a), Limitation Act 1980

[2003] EWHC 1430 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Morland J

R (Pro-Life Alliance) v BBC & Others

Public Law - Judicial review - Party election broadcast - Broadcasters - Offensive material - Freedom of expression - Art 10 ECHR

[2003] UKHL 23; [2004] 1 AC 185; [2003] EMLR 457; [2003] 2 WLR 1403; [2003] 2 All ER 977 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Walker, Scott, Nicholls, Millett & Hoffmann

Rigg v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Offer of amends - s2 Defamation Act 1996 - Disclosure - Whether journalist's notes should be disclosed

[2003] EWHC 710 (QB); [2004] EMLR 52 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

R v Shayler

Human Rights - Criminal Law - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - prosecution under the the Official Secrets Act 1989 - whether the OSA is compatible with article 10 of the ECHR

[2002] UKHL 11; [2003] 1 AC 247; [2002] 2 WLR 754; [2002] 2 All ER 477 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Bingham, Hutton, Hope, Hobhouse & Scott

R v L

Reporting Restrictions - s.4 Contempt of Court 1981 - Appeal of refusal to make an order to the Court of Appeal - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - Jurisdiction

22/02/2002 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Kennedy LJ, Grigson & Cooke JJ

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

Intellectual property - confidential information - employment law - copyright - without notice order - discharge for non-disclosure - injunction

[2002] 8 CL 42 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Levy QC

R (Ford) v Press Complaints Commission

Public Law - Judicial review - Privacy - Application for permission - Press Complaints Commission - Public authority - s.6 Human Rights Act 1998 - s.12(4)(b) Human Rights Act 1998

[2001] EWHC Admin 683; [2002] EMLR 95 - Administrative Court

Judge Silber J

Re Gracie Attard

Family - Children - Reporting Restrictions - Injunction - Privacy - Confidence - Press Complaints Commission Code of Conduct - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

14 June 2001/23 Oct 2001 - Family Division

Judge Bennett and O'Connell JJ

R v Sherwood ex parte Telegraph Group & Others

Reporting Restrictions - s.4(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Subsequent trials - s.159 Criminal Justice Act 1988 - European Convention on Human Rights - Article 6, Article 10.

[2001] EWCA Crim 1075; [2001] 1 WLR 1983; [2002] EMLR 10 - Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

Judge Longmore LJ & Douglas Brown & Eady JJ

Raducan v IOC

Sport - Gymnastics - Disqualification - Doping / drug taking - Strict Liability - Relevance to penalty

CAS 2000/011 - Court of Arbitration for Sport

Judge Kavanagh J, Netzle, Oliveau

Ruddy v Mercury Personal Communications Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Action brought on document disclosed in earlier proceedings - Striking Out - Abuse of Process - CPR Part 31.22(1)

31/07/2000 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Ryder v Nicholl & Anor

Contract - Management agreement - Undue influence - Restraint of trade - Agency - Agent's knowledge

[1999] EWCA Civ 1139; [2000] EMLR 632 - Court of Appeal

Judge Swinton Thomas & Thorpe LJJ & Singer J

Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - libel - qualified privilege- newspaper publication concerning public figure engaged in political events- whether qualified privilege attached to all discussion of political matters- whether privilege attached to publication

[2001] 2 AC 127; [1999] 3 WLR 1010; [2000] EMLR 1; [1999] 4 All ER 609 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Steyn, Cooke, Hope and Hobhouse

Re G (Celebrities: Publicity)

Family proceedings - press restrictions - celebrities - prohibition on taking or publishing photographs of children - prohibition on parents communicating with news media about each other or about children - prohibition on publishing order or summary of order - application by newspaper to discharge or vary court's order to permit publication of summary of court's decision

[1999] 1 FLR 409 - Court of Appeal

Judge Swinton Thomas, Thorpe and Clarke LJJ

Reed International Books v King & Prior Limited

Liability of Directors - Liability of receivers - Whether potential liability for damages constitutes incurring of a debt

(1993) FCR 587 - Federal Court of Australia

Judge Einfeld J

Re L (a minor)

Ward of court - Protection of ward - Freedom of publication - Jurisdiction - Contempt - s.12(1) Administration of Justice Act 1960

[1988] 1 All ER 418 - Family Division

Judge Booth J