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Geoffrey Knights court case

Title
Geoffrey Knights court case
Genre
Speech
TX Date
5 Oct 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:00:20
Description
Statement by Julian Lee, solicitor for Geoffrey Knights, following the judge abandoning the assault trial of Knights, the boyfriend of Eastenders actress Gillian Taylforth. Judge Roger Sanders slated the media’s handling of the case, saying Knights wouldn’t receive a fair hearing and claiming journalists and witnesses colluded.
Contributors
Julian Lee
Keywords
Legal procedure; Mass media; Legal decisions; Trials; Assault; Journalists; Judges; Witnesses; Geoffrey Knights; Press ethics; Right to justice

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