Sub Judice Contempt in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Ijeoma Nkem Egeneonu v Levi Egeneonu
    • Family Division
    • 18 Jan 2017
    ......Their father is in contempt of court, having breached various court orders: in particular, by failing ...'s subject, beyond the realm, and his refusal now in person coram judice to inform the Lord Chancellor where the said infant is to be found, to be ......
  • Morris v Reynolds
    • Exchequer
    • 01 Jan 1688
    ...... the Court held that the non-performance, while the matter was sub judice, was no contempt. Then the plaintiff moved for his costs, and that was ......
  • R v Christopher Halliwell
    • Crown Court
    • 19 Oct 2012
    ...... with the murder of Sian O’Callaghan, the “matter is sub judice”. 28. On 23 May 2011, DSupt Fulcher sanctioned a final media ... the defendant’s arrest ; and it resulted in a striking contempt of the rules relati ng to sub judice material. 35. Even if the Court ......
  • Attorney General v Times Newspapers Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 Feb 1973
    ...... complaint to the Attorney - General suggesting that it was a contempt of Court. On 27th September, 1972, the Attorney - General asked the Sunday ... It is desirable that the convention of Parliament as to matters sub judice should, so far as possible, be the same as the law administered in the ......
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Legislation
  • Northern Ireland Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1998
    ...... (2) A person is not guilty of contempt of court under the strict. liability rule as the publisher of any ...or contempt of court; and. . . (b) a sub judice rule. (2) Such provision may provide for excluding a member of the. ......
  • Scotland Act 1998
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1998
    ......the Defamation Act 1996. S-42 . Contempt of court. 42 Contempt of court. . (1) The strict liability rule shall ...or contempt of court, and. . . (b) a sub judice rule. . (2) Such provision may provide for excluding a member of the. ......
  • Government of Wales Act 2006
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2006
    ......) preventing conduct which would constitute a criminal offence or contempt of court, and. . . (b) a sub judice rule. . (3) The standing orders ......
  • Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions)(Standing Orders and Parliamentary Publications) Order 1999
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1999
    ...... . . 7.4 . Disturbances . . . 7.5 . Sub judice . . . 7.6 . Forms of address . . . 7.7 . Calculating the length of ...manner which would constitute a criminal offence or contempt of court. . 3. Any member who is in breach of paragraph 2 may be. ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • NOTES OF CASES
    • Nbr. 31-6, November 1968
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... H. w. WILKINBON. Two CASES ON CONTEMPT IN R. v. Thomson Newspapers Ltd., ex p. Att.-Gen.l contempt ... amount to a &tempt through an infrineing of &e sub judice" mle, see Miller, “ Contempt oP Court: The Sub Judice Rule \xE2"......
  • NOTES OF CASES
    • Nbr. 40-3, May 1977
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... 21. . May 19771 NOTES OF CASES 343 CONTEMPT BECOMES LESS STRICT “ I base my decision on this simple ... J. Miller, " Contempt of Court: The Sub Judice Rule " C19681 Crim.L.R. 191, and Contempt of Court. 12 [I9571 ......
  • The Internet and the First Amendment
    • Nbr. 61-3, May 1998
    • The Modern Law Review
    ......, the Court has used the strict scrutiny test in invalidating sub judice rules prohibiting the publication of information potentially prejudicial ...The Contempt of Court Act 1981 is derived from the same sort of sub judice rules ......
  • LEGISLATION
    • Nbr. 45-3, May 1982
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... THIS Act reforms certain aspects of the law concerning contempt of court. Pleas for reform have been made regularly for many ... C~mmittee.~~ For example, in English cases the sub judice period at common law commenced when proceedings were “ pend- ......
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