Apr 192016
 April 19, 2016  Posted by  Court, Misc, Non-U.S.

Sam Brookman writes:

The Angela Wrightson case has not been far from the headlines in the last few weeks. Two teenage girls, both now 15 years old, have been convicted and sentenced for her brutal murder.

Last week, our law column covered the issue of contempt and the reporting restriction which prevented media organisations from posting coverage of the retrial to social media, or allowing comments on their own websites.

The other media law issue associated with the case is the anonymity which has been given to the Defendants. An order has prevented the girls from being identified since their first appearance at the Magistrates’ Court in 2014.

Read more on HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk.

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