Problem

Abuse of sub judice

Nature:

Comment on cases that are actively before a court of law which amounts to contempt of court and prejudicial to fair trial. Such comment may include criticism of the prosecution and damaging statements about the accused.

Incidence:

The phrase is often used by spokespersons for government departments, local authorities and other bodies in order to avoid answering embarrassing questions.

Broader Problems:
Unjust trials
Unjust trials
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST