“Reframing the time it takes to get to a libel trial” – Dominic Crossley

11 11 2010

This is an edited version of a paper given to the City University Forum on “Re-Framing Libel” on 4 November 2010.

Libel law has endured quite an assault over the last 18 months.  Enormous academic, media and political resources have been occupied in illustrating its perceived weakness and dangers.  So far, nothing much has changed, which is a relief to those who by their day-to-day experience of practising libel law could see the folly and self interest in much of the criticism and knee-jerk counter-measures.  Read the rest of this entry »