Practice and Procedure

R v ITN NEWS & ORS (2013)

PUBLISHED May 21, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 773

The crown court had jurisdiction to order reporting restrictions under the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 s.46 where the name of a witness was common knowledge but publication of photographs of her and her children would have led to her identification which would have affected the quality of her evidence at trial.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Judge LCJ, Royce J, Globe J)