Feb 172011
 February 17, 2011  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S., Online

Geesche Jacobsen reports:

Newspapers, including the Herald, have been ordered to remove old articles from their websites after a court ruled they might interfere with a fair trial.

The decision, one of the first of its kind, came after lawyers for three accused men argued jurors might develop prejudice by reading any of 10 selected articles.

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the removal of these reports from the online sites of various newspapers for the duration of the trial over the death of the former drug dealer Terry Falconer, due to start next week.

Read more in The Age.

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