Ignore the facts

Judgments are intended to explain to the parties why they won or lost. I don’t believe that the judgment in Maistry v BBC (4-04-2012) does that. Nor do I think that the Court of Appeal judgment (9-07-2014) makes matters any clearer. Is the case representative of the legal process in Britain?  Is it impossible for ordinary folk to understand the law? I am hoping careful reporting will allow people to judge for themselves. Continue reading