The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Sir, just so I can be clear, it seems to me that the occasion when you make the public interest argument in the context of criminal law would either be in mitigation or in the case -- official secrets is the obvious example -- where you put the case to the jury and the jury, as we know, on famous cases have occasionally decided not to convict because they have formed a view that the public interest is greater than --

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