Inforrm Blog on the Blogs – some recent posts

12 10 2010

There is a high level of mutual information exchange between legal blogs.  It is interesting to see how other bloggers pick up our posts and draw interesting conclusions from them.  This train of thought developed as we read a post on the admirable UK Human Rights Blog entitled “Failed Binyam Mohammed privacy case highlights open justice trend“.  In this post the energetic Adam Wagner ties together themes from two recent posts on Inforrm and adds some interesting points. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation in New South Wales, Part 2 – “The Libel Capital of the World?”

12 10 2010

In a recent post we discussed a number of points concerning defamation litigation in New South Wales.   We suggested that the state has a similar volume of libel litigation to the United Kingdom, despite having something like one eighth of the population.  A commentator on the blog post has pointed out that our statistics were seriously misleading.  We said  that, in 2010, the Courts of New South Wales had produced judgments in 36 cases in which defamation was the main claim, as against a figure of 28 judgments for England and Wales. Read the rest of this entry »