News: Civil Justice Council Working Group Report on Defamation Costs

19 04 2013

cjclogo2On Thursday 18 April 2013 the Civil Justice Council (“CJC”) Working Group on Defamation costs published its Final Report [doc] on the case and options for costs protection in defamation and privacy proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »





Leveson’s regulator and the goal of protecting ‘real harm caused to real people’: A likely story? – Paul Wragg

19 04 2013

FLJSwraggIn his report, Lord Justice Leveson expressed concern at the ‘real harm caused to real people’ resulting from the ‘cultural indifference to individual privacy and dignity’ that he observes in problematic press behaviour.  The tragic case of Lucy Meadows is surely the paradigm example of what he had in mind.  Read the rest of this entry »