Neil Harkins and Dean Liddle, who are accused of breaching the injunction that stops identification of James Bulger's killers, have arrived at the High Court.
Lawyers for both men have indicated to the court that they accept that they are in contempt of the injunction.
The court has broken to give the men more time with their lawyers.
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