Opinion: “Lord Judge’s misjudged references to press self-regulation” – Martin Moore

25 10 2011

You do not become Lord Chief Justice without being very bright indeed and awfully judicious. But if I may be so bold, I’d like to suggest that he might have made quite an important error in his speech last week about reform of press self-regulation.

Lord Judge, in his defence of the current system of press self-regulation, said: Read the rest of this entry »

Case Law: Kordowski v Hudson – Slander claim brought by the owner of the ‘Solicitors from Hell’ website is struck out Sara Mansoori

25 10 2011

Rick Kordowski, who owns the ‘Solicitors from Hell’ website, attempted last week to persuade Tugendhat J that he should be granted summary judgment on his slander claim against Des Hudson, the Chief Executive of the Law Society.  This failed and instead the Court granted Mr Hudson’s cross application and struck the slander claim out as an abuse of process ([2011] EWHC 2667 (QB)). Read the rest of this entry »