Opinion: “Court of Appeal overturns Reynolds defence in Flood” – Jonathan Coad

30 07 2010

In what appears to be the first Court of Appeal decision overturning a successful Reynolds defence, the decision of Mr Justice Tugendhat in the libel action brought against The Times by Met officer Detective Sergeant Flood was unanimously reversed by the Court of Appeal, who also rejected The Times’ cross appeal ([2010] EWCA Civ 804). Read the rest of this entry »