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Medway Council v Root [2019] EWHC 669 (Fam)

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Victoria Roberts summarised recent judgments Medway Council v Root [2019] EWHC 669 (Fam) and Root v Medway Council [2019] EWHC 1640 (Fam) for Family Law Week.

The cases involved an application for committal after a parent published material about her children on social media, against their wishes.

There were two issues in dispute: (i) whether posting a hyperlink to a judgment constitutes ‘publishing’ that judgment; and (ii) whether speaking words in the audio of a video recording can constitute ‘displaying’ that material.  

Read more: https://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed202327.

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