KIIT School of Law, Campus-16, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Shuvro Prosun Sarker
WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India
4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7
Print and digital media have played a vital role in opinion building but it is often contested for having an impact on the fair trial process. This paper has put an effort to signify that the judiciary and the media are not the loggerheads contradictory to each other in the democracy; instead both complement each other. It analyses different paths through which media trials are affecting judicial decisions. Considering a wide variety of different media trial cases all across the world and its impact on judiciary, this paper emphasizes on the public interest in the fair administration of justice.
media trial, fair trial, prejudice, subjudice, free press, law of contempt
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