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The eThekwini municipality wants Ravi Jagadasan, whose company built the Tongaat mall which collapsed last month, to be jailed for contempt of court, The Star reported on Thursday. Alternatively, the city also asked the Durban High Court to impose a
12 December 2013 0 View comments Jurors who look up details of their case online should be prosecuted, the government's top lawyer has warned. Attorney General Dominic Grieve said members of juries must not try to find out about defendants by
Stories Jurors who deliberately research a case online should face criminal charges, the government's law reform body for England and Wales says. Currently judges set out what jurors in individual cases must not do and those breaking the rules can be
Jurors who do their own research on cases before them should face criminal prosecution, the Law Commission has said. The call comes after a number of jurors have been jailed for using the internet to supplement the evidence presented to them in court.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued show cause notices of criminal contempt to Sahara chief Subrata Roy and two others for allegedly interfering with the investigation into the 2G spectrum case and in the administration of justice. A Bench of Justices
Every now and then, judges remind us that they too have a funny bone. The fact that humour can find its way into even the official proceedings of a court can perhaps be held the beginning of its ultimate conquest. So, last month, a man approached the
This, according to Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama. Addressing more than 300 members of the legal fraternity at the opening of the 15th Attorney-General's Conference in Natadola yesterday, the PM said contempt proceedings against news
Juror jailed for contempt for using internet takes case to Europe Theodora Dallas was jailed for sharing internet research on a defendant with her fellow jurors A Luton juror, who was jailed for contempt of court after carrying out research on the
Thinking about thumbing your nose at the authorities in Indian Hill Mayors Court?...Village Council is considering instituting a new contempt-of-court charge to be levied in cases that include people accused of: Violating a Mayors Court ruling...The
The attorney general is to publish guidance on Twitter to help prevent social media users from committing a contempt of court by commenting inappropriately on criminal cases. Dominic Grieve QC said it was designed to make sure fair trials took place.