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Should court cases be heard behind closed doors?

X Manx Newscast - News Interviews in Full

Tuesday, 28 February 2023 - 11 minutes

Politicians on the Isle of Man are being asked to consider changing the law so that people who appear in court aren’t named.

Self-styled ‘YouTube activist’, and Douglas Councillor, Frank Schuengel says he wants to see a system where ‘justice is served in the courtroom and not on social media.’

News Editor Tessa Hawley considers whether this point of view can be balanced against the widely-held belief that ‘justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done’:
 

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