This right is one of the pillars of individual liberty-freedom of speed, which our courts have always unfailingly upheld.
Those who apply for ECRCs do not consent to their privacy rights being violated; consent is given on the basis that the right to respect for their private life would be respected. Those who comment can deal faithfully with all that is done in a court of justice.
Lambaste the police for not enforcing the law which they themselves had rendered unworkable and which is now the subject of a Bill, the manifest purpose of which is to alter it.
Both the High Court and the Court of Appeal had rejected her claims. Furthermore, in cases of doubt — i. The Justices explained that this was the first time the s 60 power had been examined by the Supreme Court but that the question to be considered was whether the legal framework permits the court to examine the propriety of the exercise of the power.
Lord Brown agreed with the judgments of Lords Hope and Neuberger. Silence is always an option.
As a consequence, her employment was terminated. She then appealed to the House of Lords the body which was replaced by the Supreme Court in Octoberclaiming that the police disclosure violated her right to respect for her private life under the Human Rights Act Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
It was common ground in the appeal that the power interferes with the right to respect for private life but that it pursues a legitimate aim which is capable of justification under article 8 2.
Quintin Hogg wrote an article in "Punch" dated February 14,under the heading "Political Parley. Lord Neuberger first looked at whether the operation of Section of the Act fell within the reach of Article 8 and concluded that it did on for a number of reasons: Quintin Hogg, by this article, has been guilty of contempt.
They emphasised that the incident with Mrs Roberts was in the 17 hours following a period of gang related violence in Haringey where the Police had been authorised to carry out s 60 searches to protect members of the public from serious violence.
In so far as it referred to the Court of Appeal, it is admittedly erroneous. Blackburn today moves the court saying that Mr. After that case was reported, Mr. Quintin Hogg has criticised the court, but in so doing he is exercising his undoubted right. I hold this not to be a contempt of court, and would dismiss the application.
Nor will we use it to suppress those who speak against us. It is no less than freedom of speech itself. Lord Hope, with whom Lord Saville concurred, first looked at whether the issue raised was within the scope of Article 8 at all.
Their judgments, which can, I think, safely be left to take care of themselves, are often of considerable public importance. The criticism here complained of, however rumbustious, however wide of the mark, whether expressed in good taste or in bad taste, seems to me to be well within those limits.
Supreme Court website Leave a reply on "New Judgment: Blame Parliament for passing Acts which they have interpreted so strangely. Silence is not an option when things are ill done. Let me read the salient passages in the article.
Let me say at once that we will never use this jurisdiction as a means to uphold our own dignity. For there is something far more important at stake. Some few days ago we had before us an application by Mr. Albert Raymond Blackburn, seeking an order of mandamus against the Commissioner of Police.
Lady Hale and Lord Reed therefore reasoned that when PC Reid attended the incident she considered that the appellant was holding her bag in a suspicious manner. Criticise the lawyers, who have advised their clients. The article contains an error, no doubt, but errors do not make it a contempt of court.
Neither consideration should be afforded precedence over the other; careful consideration was required so as to ensure that the interference with the private life of the applicant was outweighed by the risk of non-disclosure.r. v. commissioner of police, ex parte blackburn R. v.
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, EX PARTE BLACKBURN (No. 2)  2 Q.B.(Court of Appeal) [Hogg was an eminent Q.C. and M.P. at the time of this case. House of Lords Session t Judgments - Regina v. Bartle and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and others EX Parte Pinochet (on appeal from a Divisional.
Judgment - Regina v. Bartle and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others Ex Parte Pinochet Regina v.
Evans and Another and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others Ex Parte Pinochet (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division). Regina v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Ex parte Blackburn: CA February 1, admin 2 Criminal Practice, Police, References:  2 QB 1 All ER 2 WLR Regina’s Background Influences Regina Smith is a year-old college graduate, housewife who has eight siblings.
She started by highlighting the distinct differences between her and Mike’s family and upbringing. New Judgment: R (Roberts) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis & Anor  UKSC 17 Thursday DecDownload