BBC, Petitioners (No 2): HCJ 13 Jun 2000

A ban on the televising of the Lockerbie trial was not a breach of the broadcasters rights under article 10. The fact that arrangements had been made for the trial to be relayed by television under strict conditions to relatives of the deceased, but not for general use was not determinative. The exercise by the Lord Advocate after discussion with the US government of his discretion to allow such transmission, had not been demonstrated to give rise to a devolution issue.


Times 13-Jun-2000


European Convention on Human Rights


See AlsoBBC, Petitioners HCJ 11-Apr-2000
The absence of a jury from a criminal trial was not sufficient of itself to set aside the rule against the broadcasting of criminal proceedings. To set aside the rule, the onus was on the broadcaster to justify the departure from the rule and to . .
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Media, Human Rights, Scotland

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78301