Law and Media – News and Events, 17 April 2010

17 04 2010

In this regular feature we draw attention to the last week’s law and media news and next week’s upcoming events. If readers have any news or events which they would like to draw attention to please add them by way of comments on this post. We are particularly interested in forthcoming events which readers are interested in publicising.

News

Perhaps the most important news of the week was the commitment of all three main parties to libel reform in their election manifestos.  We have already blogged about this.  The Labour promise was discussed in the Guardian, Conservative commitment was covered in the “New Statesman” and on Banky’s Blog (along with the Lib Dems, also mentioned in the Press Gazette). Read the rest of this entry »