R v. X

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Jim successfully defended X who was charged with offences arising out of the phone hacking enquiry (Operation Weeting) into various executives and journalists at News International. The police investigation in to the scandal – dubbed “Hackgate”, “Rupertgate”, or “Murdochgate” by the press – examined whether employees of the newspaper engaged in phone hacking, police bribery, and exercising improper influence in the pursuit of publishing stories.