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

Indeed, sir. Inevitably, because they are skilled, they've been trained to deal with news, but aspects of the training, you might have thought that some aspects of the academic aspects of the training still don't necessarily deal with the fact that there are individuals at the end of a news story and in some respects you have to understand that the journalist can't stop printing the news because of those personal aspects, but when one looks at the example of Mr Jefferies, to the extent that it even engaged the criminal law of contempt, or civil criminal law of contempt, that there was a stunning lack of judgment in some of the newspaper coverage.

We have respectfully submitted that the Attorney's current use of the laws of contempt, which have existed and continue to exist, is something to be commended.

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