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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th ed with 2nd Supplement isbn 9780414031005

Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780414043220
New Edition ISBN: 9780414031005
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421883405
Published: December 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt is the leading authority on the law relating to civil and criminal contempt. It provides a detailed, comprehensive and authoritative discussion of the principles and procedures that make up the law in this area.

The new edition of Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt provides:-

  • Comprehensive and authoritative commentary on the subject of civil and criminal contempt
  • Discusses the latest developments in practice, procedure and case law
  • Updated coverage of the Human Rights Act and Civil Procedure Rules
  • Discusses the issues of injunctions restricting the freedom of speech in the protection of privacy, and super-injunctions
  • Covers developments in strict liability contempt
  • Updated to include the impact of new “social media” such as “Tweeting” from court, and the capacity of the social media to undermine court orders
  • Covers the misuse of social media by jurors
  • Updated with the latest developments in reporting court proceedings – and the impact of the Family
  • Procedure Rules and the Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Covers Contempt in the Face of the Court and the Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Discusses the issue of journalists and the protection of their sources

Subjects:
Common Law Library, Courts and Procedure
Contents:
History of the law of contempt
Contempt of Court: The constitutional dimensions
Distinctions between criminal and civil contempt
The statutory regime for strict liability
Contempts by publication at common law
Court orders affecting the media
Court reporting I: Restrictions under the 1981 Act
Court reporting II: Other statutory restrictions
Protection of sources
Contempt in the face of the Court
Direct interference with the administration of justice
Civil contempt
Jurisdiction
Sanctions and remedies
Practice, procedure and public funding
The law of contempt in Scotland
Appendices