Case Law: McLaughlin v Lambeth BC – School Governors allowed to sue in libel – Rosalind English

7 11 2010

McLaughlin & Ors v London Borough of Lambeth & Anor [2010] EWHC 2726 (QB)

The High Court has been asked to consider whether the rule which prevents public authorities from suing in libel – to allow uninhibited criticism of government institutions – has the effect of preventing libel actions being taken by individual managers and employees of those institutions. Read the rest of this entry »