“Reframing Libel: Mullis and Scott propose two stream libel regime, with only most unusual cases going to High Court” – Judith Townend

12 11 2010

A two stream libel regime with most cases heard in the County Court or a tribunal, would reduce complexity and costs, argue Professor Alastair Mullis, from the University of East Anglia, and Dr Andrew Scott from the London School of Economics. Read the rest of this entry »

Case Law: Cairns v Modi – Twitter and Libel Tourism

12 11 2010

On Wednesday 10November 2010, judgment was handed down in the case of Cairns v Modi [2010] EWHC 2859 (QB). It is an interesting and topical decision since it deals with a claim brought by cricketer Chris Cairns, who is based abroad, against Lalit Modi, based in India, in respect of publications including allegations of match fixing on a cricket website   Cricinfo owned by ESPN and on the defendant’s Twitter site.

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