Leveson Inquiry: Letting the Judges Take the Hard Decisions?

Authors

  • Chris Hanretty

    1. Lecturer in Politics at the University of East Anglia. His research interests include the independence of non-majoritarian institutions and the politics of the judiciary.
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Abstract

The Leveson inquiry was quick and cheap by the standards of public inquiries. Compendious in length, it was intended as a solution to the problems posed by press malfeasance – but its reception merely reaffirmed pre-existing political sentiment. Chris Hanretty reports.

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