Defamation in New South Wales – lots of cases and more judges

19 09 2010

Supreme Court of New South Wales

London is sometimes, inaccurately, described as the “libel capital of the world” (it is, in fact, a libel backwater).  A more plausible candidate for the international title might be Sydney, capital of the Australian State of New South Wales.  Although the population of New South Wales is just over 7 million it appears to have similar numbers of libel cases to the whole of England and Wales with nearly eight times the population. Read the rest of this entry »