Lord Justice Leveson

Justice Armageddon as Court of Appeal Destroys Accuseds' Right to a Proper Defence and a Fair Trial

Philip S Smith | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Philip S Smith

It is impossible to overstate the serious implications of a Court of Appeal decision this week which spell disaster for the administration of British justice.

Lord Justice Leveson Agrees To Grilling By MPs Over Press Regulation

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said press regulation plans proposed by the industry have "serious shortcomings" as he defended the delay in pushing through the ver...

Ned Simons

Lord Justice Leveson To Be Summoned By Culture Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics

Lord Justice Leveson will be summoned to appear before MPs to give evidence on press regulation, the culture, media and sport committee has confirmed....

The Mating Habits of the British Barrister Bird Are One of the Deep Mysteries of the Universe

Richard Caseby | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK
Richard Caseby

What business is it of ours if Mr David Sherborne, barrister to the victims of phone hacking and other alleged press abuses at the Leveson Inquiry, stamps his feet, warbles his throat and unfurls his tail feathers to attract a mate? If a relationship is explored during a public inquiry between two counsel on different sides of such a high profile event then there is a genuine public interest in the timing and extent of those rituals.

It Was Always Predictable the Press Would Try to Boycott Any Leveson-Compliant System

Max Mosley | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics
Max Mosley

When you've been untouchable and all powerful and have successfully fought off seven previous government attempts to put an end to press abuse, you don't give your power up lightly. So the announcement that three newspaper groups have "rejected" the Royal Charter, recently agreed by a united House of Commons, is not surprising.

Why the Press Has Been Dishonest Over Leveson

Max Mosley | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics
Max Mosley

The problem now for Rupert Murdoch, Paul Dacre and the Barclay brothers, who between them control most of the British press, is that the British public have got their number. Most people now know what's been going on and they don't like it. Until recently, Murdoch controlled the government and, disgracefully, sections of the police. At the same time, he and his UK employees repeatedly told us that phone hacking had involved only one rogue reporter. Newscorp, he said, had "zero tolerance" of wrongdoing. We now know that was untrue.

What Do Lord Justice Leveson And Brian May Have In Common?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Queen guitarist Brian May and Lord Justice Leveson may seem like an unlikely duo but the pair have more in common than just their first name. The s...

Piers To Hugh: 'Go Back To Your Dreadful Movies'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Piers Morgan has told Hugh Grant to quit his newspaper crusade in the wake of the Leveson inquiry and "go back to your dreadful movies". The CNN ho...

Prime Minister Needs To 'Man Up' - Harman's Leveson Challenge To Cameron

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 24.02.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been told by Harriet Harman to "man up" and deal with press regulation. Labour's deputy leader said her party wanted to reach agr...

Leveson Recommendation 'Could Be Unlawful'

PA | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

One of the central recommendations of Lord Justice Leveson's report on press regulation could be unlawful, lawyers commissioned by the newspaper indus...

Jessica Elgot

Press Regulation 'Royal Charter' Draft Published, After Deadlock Over Leveson

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

The key recommendation of Lord Leveson's report into media conduct, that a new media regulation system be enshrined in law, has been firmly rejected b...

Regulate The Internet Or Press Standards Will Fall

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Mainstream journalistic standards could plunge if laws are not enforced against bloggers, Tweeters and websites, Lord Justice Leveson warned on Thursd...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Do You Know Who My Boss Is?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on the most anticipated day of the year, 12/12/12 (yep, you read that right)... 1) DO YOU KNOW WHO MY BOSS IS? Y...

Leveson: Press Restrictions Will Not Be as Effective as Proper Use of Existing Criminal Laws

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

Any press regulation or regulatory agency will only affect press content and press freedom. They would have little or no effect on illegal activities. These can best be detected by the police and reports to the police or other legal authorities.

Leveson, Lies and the Twitter Liberation Front

Mark Borkowski | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

Whatever our grievances with the misconduct of a select few in the media, we should be far more wary of the power of the crowd. After all, wasn't it the public that gobbled up these gossip column inches in the first place? If people don't buy it, the press won't print it.

Is This the Turning Point for David Cameron?

Dylan Sharpe | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Dylan Sharpe

On Thursday David Cameron achieved what Blair did with Iraq and Thatcher with the miner's strike: take the difficult, unpopular, but Prime Ministerial route. And if justice is done, he too will be rewarded.

WATCH: What David Cameron REALLY Thinks About The Leveson Report

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Find out what David Cameron was really thinking during his House of Commons speech about the Leveson Inquiry. (Subtitles for The Huffington Post UK...

Church Gives Impassioned Plea In Favour Of Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Singer Charlotte Church backed the findings of the Leveson Inquiry on Thursday, calling it a “real and practical way of dealing with the problems of...

WATCH: Lord Justice Leveson Does 'Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Now his work here is done, it's time for everyone's favourite po-faced report-writer to take some much-needed time off. So what better way for Lord...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cameron Vs Everyone Else

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

Given Leveson dominates this morning's papers, here are the five, rather than the usual ten (!), things you need to know on Friday 30th November 2012....

Leveson: We Need to Consider a Statute-Backed System

Nadhim Zahawi | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nadhim Zahawi

The press have to set up the new system and why it is the press and no one else that must develop an independent regulatory regime that will adhere to the Leveson Principles. It isn't for the Prime Minister, the Cabinet or even Parliament to tell them how to do it.

Leveson Recommends 'More Cat Stories, Gangam Spoofs And Soup Recipes'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

The Leveson report has finally been released, all 2,000 inscrutable pages recommending greater transparency of the media. The announcement was mark...

Leveson: Chewed, Swallowed, Digested

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

The Leveson report into press ethics was released on Thursday - in four volumes - weighing 10 kilos, and covering some 2,000 pages. The Huffington...

'The Press Wreaked Havoc With Lives Of The Innocent'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Lord Justice Leveson has blamed the press for "wreaking havoc with the lives of innocent people" as he called for politicians to legislate to underpin...

IN PICTURES: Hugh Grant, McCanns, Dowlers, Arrive At Leveson Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

Celebrities, editors and phone-hacking victims arrived at the at the QEII Conference Centre, in central London to hear the final verdict from Lord Jus...