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Law correspondent, University of Canterbury professor Ursula Cheer, joins Kathryn to explore the changes that will come into force in August under the Contempt of Court Act which was passed last year.
Contempt isn’t only hard to pronounce, it’s tricky legally. But Parliament is now coalescing, clarifying and modernising it. A makeover for disdain, if you will. Audio
The police, politicians and people caught up in the anti-terror raids ten years ago all felt the fallout from them. So did the media, criticised for amplifying fears of terrorism and accused of… Audio
Two men have been jailed for contempt of court after interrupting a district court judge, questioning his jurisdiction and swearing violently. Audio