super-injunction


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super-injunction

n
an instruction or order issued by a court imposing restrictions on reporting, including any reference to the restriction itself
[from super- (sense 2) + injunction (sense 1)]
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Former Lib Dem MP John Hemming, who exposed footballer Ryan Giggs's affair, naming him in the House Of Commons after he had won a super-injunction, said: "While on the surface this may seem a rather trivial story, there are huge issues at stake.
Before one of the editors has a heart attack - I'm only kidding, I promise that the only super-injunction I reference later in the article is no longer in place and while I'm no legal expert I predict that it is more likely to provoke a groan rather than a lawsuit.
Probably one of the most well-known is when 75,000 Twitter users named Ryan Giggs as the footballer at the centre of a super-injunction row.
The contestants will be quizzed on events such as Charlie Sheen leaving hit sitcom Two And A Half Men, Ryan Giggs' super-injunction and the select committee on phone-hacking.
The dad-of-three's case did not involve a super-injunction.
At the height of the super-injunction scandal, the anonymity granted to celebrities meant some bloggers wrongly jumped to conclusions about the identities of some of the secretive stars.
where soccer player Ryan Giggs' breached super-injunction has received substantial media attention.
A super-injunction relating to a footballer, referred to as CTD, has raised constitutional problems, issues about enforcement and comments in Parliament.
Bigness = Average attendance x stadium capacity + (league position x trophies2) + standard of first team WAGs x owner's wealth number of jobless supporters who turn out for the Sky cameras when an unpopular decision is made - a club's super-injunction tally.
Charles Thomas revealed his glamour model daughter would not even tell him the name of her married football lover for fear of getting her dad into trouble following a court super-injunction.
So I wasn't surprised that he was the MP with the front to use Parliamentary privilege to name Ryan Giggs as the footballer who has taken out a super-injunction to stop the Press revealing his alleged affair with model Imogen Thomas.
If Ryan Giggs hadn't taken out a super-injunction, probably, we wouldn't know what had been going on.