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I had to respond (again). A brief interruption of the series on patriarchy.

24 January, 2011

This is  the fourth estate in action.

Lawyers for the Guardian, the Times, BBC, and rights groups Liberty and Justice, have intervened, arguing that the supreme court has no constitutional authority to extend court secrecy, which would require an act of parliament. They will also suggest that such secrecy would infringe the constitutional right of open justice, and could be adopted without limits in any civil proceedings.    The Guardian

Unfortunately, it is not in the U.S., where the media panders to power, money, and special interests.

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