Opinion: “More lead in the media pencil…” – Amber Melville-Brown

11 05 2011

The courts have described confidential information as an ice cube; give it to the person who has no refrigerator or who refuses to keep it in one and by the time of the trial, all you have left is a pool of water. This is the justification for a pre-publication injunction in privacy cases where one is rarely available in defamation: publish a libel and be damned later in damages if you defame in the process, because the victim can be ultimately vindicated by a jury verdict Read the rest of this entry »