Judge wrong to block reporting of 'highly contentious' family case
6th October 2023
The Law Gazette
A family judge was wrong to make an order preventing the reporting of a case, an appeal judgment has ruled in a significant step for the opening of proceedings to the press.
In Louise Tickle v Father & Ors Mrs Justice Lieven ruled that His Honour Judge Haigh erred in law in adjourning a journalist’s application to be allowed to report on ‘highly contentious’ proceedings in Manchester family court concerning a child under the age of five.
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