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Searching inquiries

By Steven | November 17, 2011

I’ve just stepped off the plane back from Melbourne to find that the police are following up a complaint from the Prime Minister by executing search warrants against the media in what could be seen as an attempt to prevent the publication of material that might embarrass him shortly before an election.

I’m just wondering whether I got on the right plane.

Before I think harder about the law here, I might as well link to a post I wrote about the courts’ guidelines when the police want to execute search warrants against the media.

Topics: Search warrants | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Searching inquiries”

  1. Search warrants against the media « The Standard Says:
    November 17th, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    […] Price, a lawyer blogging on media and ethics, has a quick blog on the question of the police seeking search warrants against the media. I’ve just stepped off the […]


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