News: Alternative Libel Project Launches Preliminary Report and recommends mediation

11 10 2011

On Thursday 6 October 2011 the “Alternative Libel Project” launched its “Preliminary Report on the problems created by current defamation procedure and recommendations for change.”  The report recommended that defamation cases should be mediated, and if they are not, they should be the subject of an early neutral evaluation by a High Court Judge. The report was prepared by Index on Censorship and English PEN and was funded by the Nuffield Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »