News “This house believes English libel laws are fit for purpose” – a Queen Mary/City University Seminar – Judith Townend

6 05 2011

Legal speakers at a libel reform debate at Queen Mary, University of London, were presented with this motion on Wednesday night: “This house believes that the English libel laws are unfit for purpose in the Twenty-First Century.” Despite the groundswell of support for the Libel Reform campaign – the impetus for the government’s and Lord Lester’s respective defamation bills – the four respondents all wished to speak against the motion. Read the rest of this entry »