Libel Law Reform – Proposals from Jamaica

3 08 2010

Hugh Small

In a Law and Media Round Up a couple of weeks ago we mentioned libel law reform proposals being considered in Jamaica.  The common law of libel in Jamaica is the same as that in England and Wales and it is of considerable interest to see how they have approached these issues.  The Media Association of Jamaica has kindly provided us with copies of the Review of Jamaica’s Defamation Laws by a Committee Chaired by Justice Hugh Small and of the the Submission to Joint Select Committee by the Media Association and the Press Association. Read the rest of this entry »