Weekly Notes: legal news from ICLR — 29 October 2018

This week is Justice Week 2018 and as our latest roundup attests, there have been some big law stories in recent days although respect for the rule of law itself — even among lawmakers — seems to have taken yet another battering.

Justice Week 2018

Family law

The princess and the plea

Media law

Breach of confidence — it’s as easy as ABC

Parliamentary privilege — or You’re So Hain (you probably think this song is about you, don’t you?)

Contempt of court

Crime

System in chaos, admits top prosecutor

Courts

Media guidance for court staff

Experience of litigants

Gavels

Legal Profession

Bar Pro Bono Unit becomes Advocate

Dates and Deadlines

Supreme Court moot finals

SPARK21 Annual Conference 2018: Levelling the Playing Field

First International Forum on Online Courts: “The cutting edge of digital reform”

That’s it for this week. Thanks for reading. Watch this space for updates.

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