Route to Verdict UPDATED: Justice Saunders New Directions to the Hacking Trial Jury

Now that former NOTW Royal Reporter Clive Goodman has returned after an illness that caused his departure from Court 12 to two months, Justice Saunders has updated his Directions to the Jury with the two counts involving Goodman – Counts 2 and 3. The rest of his route to verdict can be found here

The first count – that Goodman conspired with Andy Coulson to purchase a Royal phone directory from a Royal Protection officer has been slightly amended to only include the more sensitive Green Book – so that the jury can make a clean cut decision over the egregiousness of that misconduct compared to Count 3, which is the purchase of a less sensitive internal palace directory.

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 31 Jan

Friday 31 January 2014

The Prosecution Case Continues
Mr Justice Saunders thanks the jury for overcoming transport problems
Counsel for Andy Coulson continues his cross examination of Dan Evans
Evans asked about use of drugs
Further Prosecution questions to Dan Evans
Witness – Sienna Miller
Counsel for the Prosecution questions Sienna Miller
Counsel for Coulson cross-examines Sienna Miller

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