Public to be banned from social media in court

Public to be banned from social media in court
Chief Justice Frank Clarke

Live texting and social media from a court case is to be limited to lawyers and bona fide members of the media over concerns about the integrity of the trial process

Members of the public are to be banned from texting and tweeting from court, under new rules announced by Chief Justice Frank Clarke.

Live texting and social media from a court case is to be limited to lawyers and bona fide members of the media over concerns about the integrity of the trial process.

Speaking at a seminar of journalists in Dublin yesterday, Clarke said: “The potential for unregulated social media to have an impact...

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