R v Editor of the New Statesman—ex parte DPP

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1928
Date1928
CourtCourt of the King's Bench
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  • Attorney General v O'Kelly
    • Ireland
    • High Court (Irish Free State)
    • 20 March 1928
    ...be accepted as accurate, having regard to the subsequent decisions, R. v. Gray, [1900] 2 Q.B. 36, andR. v. Editor of the New Statesman, 44 T.L.R. 301. On an application by the Attorney-General for an order for attachment against the Editor of a newspaper for contempt of Court for causing to......
  • Lee Hsien Loong v Singapore Democratic Party and Others and Another Suit
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 13 October 2008
    ... ... , Gray J examined each of the areas on which the defendants ( viz , the printer, the chief editor and the publisher, respectively, of a newspaper called “ Al Arab ”) sought to cross-examine the ... discharge of his or her functions as a judge (see Rex v Editor of the New Statesman, ex parte Director of Public Prosecutions (1928) 64 TLR 301). T S Sinnathuray J in Wong Hong Toy ... ...
  • R. v. Kopyto, (1987) 24 O.A.C. 81 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Ontario Court of Appeal (Ontario)
    • 27 November 1987
    ...(Que. C.A.), refd to. [paras. 107, 108, 170, 203]. R. v. Editor of the New Statesman - Ex parte Director of Public of Prosecutions (1928), 44 T.L.R. 301 (K.B.), refd to. [para. 108]. R. v. Clement, [1981] 2 S.C.R. 468; 38 N.R. 302, refd to. [para. 109]. R. v. Vermette (1987), 74 N.R. 221; 3......
  • Dhooharika v DPP
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 16 April 2014
    ...mind. 44 As Arlidge, Eady and Smith observe at para 5–247, the decision of the Divisional Court in R v Editor of New Statesman Ex p DPP (1928) 44 TLR 301 proceeded on the basis that mens rea was not necessary. Lord Hewart CJ said at p 303 that the article complained of constituted a contemp......
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  • Criticising judges in Ireland
    • Ireland
    • Irish Judicial Studies Journal No. 1-2, January 2002
    • 1 January 2002
    ...effective 7Sullivan P., quoting in support the decisions in R. v. Gray [1900] All E.R. 59 and R. v. The Editor of the New Statesman [1928] 44 Times L.R. 301, in Attorney General v. O’Kelly [1928] I.R. 308 at 8[1928] I.R. 308 at 331. 84 Judicial Studies Institute Journal [2:1 administration ......

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