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Tag Archives: defamation
[Booking / full details at Eventbrite] When: Saturday 26 October 2013, 10:00 – 19:00 Where: New Academic Building, Goldsmiths University of London, London SE14 6NW Details: Leveson, royal charter(s), libel reform – UK law is changing and its impact on the internet is … Continue reading
A review of legal cases and legal developments over the legal year, from September 2012 (just before the beginning of the legal year proper) until the end of July 2013 can be found on the Inforrm blog. The Inforrm case … Continue reading
Last week’s round up: The Guardian is attempting to overturn the Attorney General’s veto of the publication of Prince Charles’ correspondence with seven Government departments. An application for judicial review was heard over two days last week by the Lord … Continue reading
A crucial part of the draft Royal Charter is Clause 22, Schedule 3, on Arbitration services. Carl Gardner has previously written about the reasons that a lone blogger might want to be able to access these. Draft Royal Charter, Clauses … Continue reading
With everything that is going on, there’s almost enough material for a daily round up, but for a summary of the week that was see this Law and Media Round Up – 25 March 2013 on Inforrm’s Blog. There will … Continue reading
The University of Portsmouth is seeking applicants for a funded PhD on corporations and defamation – looks like a fascinating project! The full project title is: “The Defamation of Companies: Free Speech, Public Protection and the Economic Consequences of False … Continue reading
Yesterday’s round up, with listings for the week ahead can be found on Inforrm’s Blog.
My review of the media and legal news for 2012 is now published on the Inforrm blog in three parts: Part 1: January – April Part 2: May – August Part 3: September – December And if you fancy a … Continue reading
This week’s round up leads with Leveson, of course, but there are other media law developments too: in O’Dwyer v ITV  EWHC 3321, Maisto v Kyrgiannakis and Mengi v Hermitage  EWHC 3445 (QB). Full Law and Media Round … Continue reading
Will Leveson’s ‘Arbitration Service’ improve access to justice in civil legal disputes? In Volume IV of his report, Lord Justice Leveson has recommended a new arbitration service for civil legal claims as part of a new system of independent self-regulation … Continue reading