FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND MEDIA TRIAL- A CRITICAL LEGAL STUDY

Shreya Shukla, Galgotias University


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ABSTRACT


We square measure aware that in a very democratic country like Asian country, freedom of speech and expression, as well as freedom of the press, is a crucial elementary right however such right isn't absolute, the maximum amount as Constitution itself. Article 19(1) (a), permissible the assembly to impose affordable restriction on the correct, within the interests of assorted matters, one in all that is that the honest administration of justice as protected by the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971. Media is that the fourth pillar of our Indian Democracy. If media exercises associate degree unrestricted or rather unregulated freedom in publication data a few criminal case associate degreed prejudices the mind of the general public and people UN agency square measure to adjudicate on the guilt of the suspect and comes a suspect or an suspect as if he has already been adjudged guilty well before the trial in court, there will be serious prejudice to the suspect.