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Part of:
The Phone-Hacking Inquiry CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Public Law
Media & Entertainment Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This two part podcast series is aimed at practitioners interested in the terms of reference and likely scope of the Leveson Inquiries.

Part One of this series examines the process of setting the terms of reference of an Inquiry before looking more specifically at the terms of reference of the Leveson Inquiry. It will begin by looking in detail at Part One of the Inquiry, including timescales and structure and the inquiring and recommendations stages.

Part Two will continue to explore the first part of the Inquiry by considering the public hearing stage. It will then go on to consider the structure and timetable of Part Two of the Inquiry, and what the inquiring and recommendations stage will involve.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how the terms of reference of an inquiry will be set;
  • Understand the function of the terms of reference;
  • Know the terms of reference of the Phone-Hacking Inquiry and LJ Leveson’s focus;
  • Have considered the timescales for Part One of the Inquiry;
  • Know who is on the panel of experts and the rules regarding appointment of the panel;
  • Know what the inquiring stage will involve in Part One of the Inquiry;
  • Know what the recommendations stage will involve in Part One of the Inquiry.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Procedural
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In this two part CPDcast series Nick Scott, Legal Officer to Inquiry Counsel in the Azelle Rodney Inquiry discusses the terms of reference and likely scope of the Leveson Inquiries.

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