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1. What law protects victims of sexual assault?

  • Section 5 of the Sexual Offences (amendment) Act 1922
  • Section 1 of the Sexual Offences (amendment) Act 1992
  • Section 52 of the Sexual Offences (amendment) Act 1982
  • Section 41 of the Sexual Offences (amendment) Act 1962
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2. What does CCA 1981 strict liability rule say?

  • you must not publish anything that is not essential to the case
  • you must not publish anything which could cause substantial risk of serious prejudice or impediment to particular proceedings.
  • you must not publish anything which could cause a judge to be angry
  • you must not publish anything which could cause substantial risk of a defendant being identified by the public.

3. What 7 things CAN you report on a magistrates hearing?

  • 1. Name of court & magistrates - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of defendants/witnesses - 3. charges (full or summarised) - 4. Solicitors and barristers - 5. If the case is adjourned & when/where to - 6. Arrangements to bail - 7. Legal aid
  • 1. Name of birthplace - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of defendants/witnesses - 3. if they are married - 4. Solicitors addresses - 5. If the case is adjourned & why - 6. Arrangements to bail - 7. Photos
  • 1. Name of court & magistrates - 2. witness statements - 3. charges and details why - 5. Family reactions - 6. Any shouting from dock - 7. Legal aid
  • 1. Name of taxi driver - 2. name, age, addresses, occupations of victims - 3. charges (full or summarised) - 4. If they're on benefits - 5. If the case was interrupted - 6. Cost of the case - 7. Legal aid

4. What can you publish when writing a book review?

  • Nothing at all from the book.
  • Up to 20% extracts, with correct acknowledgment.
  • Up to 5% extracts, with correct acknowledgment.
  • The front cover photo, with correct acknowledgment.

5. What is malicious falsehood?

  • Saying something that is not defamatory, but is not true either and could cause commercial harm
  • Saying something defamatory about a person.
  • Saying something horrible about a person to their friends.
  • Saying something that is true but could be seen as malicious.

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