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n Without Prejudice - Trial by television : litigation

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Abstract

The Oscar Pistorius trial has been the most sensational and dramatic televised trial since the OJ Simpson trial almost 20 years ago. In Judge President Mlambo's groundbreaking and somewhat controversial decision, he granted permission to media houses to broadcast the trial live on radio and television. Parts of certain court cases have previously been televised in South Africa but this judgement is the first ruling of its kind in our country. Mlambo's judgement is now a leading precedent for broadcast access to criminal trials around the world.

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2014-12-01
2016-12-05
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