RPC Privacy Law
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7/7 footage withheld from public to protect privacy of victims and their families
The Coroner conducting the inquest into the terror attacks in London on 7 July 2005 has ordered that certain footage shown in court of the aftermath of the 7/7 attacks should not be released to the media. Lady Justice Hallet reached this decision despite being "accutely conscious" of the p...
No exclusion of bereaved families from 7/7 inquest
The Divisional Court has refused the Government's application for judicial review of the 7/7 Coroner's decision not to exclude victims' families from the court during its private sessions. Coroners' courts normally sit in public. However, Rule 17 of the Coroners Rules 1984 all...
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RPC Privacy Law Articles
This blog features regular postings on developments in UK privacy law written by specialist lawyers at RPC. The postings are intended to keep RPC's Privacy Law Handbook (see below) as up-to-date as possible and while postings do refer readers to relevant sections of the book, we hope and intend that the blog will also be a useful source of current information to those without access to the book.