Case Law – R (on the application of A) v Lowestoft Magistrates Court, application for anonymity refused – Oliver Stimpson

23 05 2013

Tess GandyIn R (on the application of A) v Lowestoft Magistrates Court ([2013] EWHC 659 (Admin)) the Administrative Court refused to make an anonymity order in favour of a Labour Councillor and reaffirmed the importance of transparency and open justice. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation Act 2013: A boost for free speech, Part 3: Intermediary liability – Timothy Pinto

23 05 2013

In this third part of four posts by Timothy Pinto of Taylor Wessing, he assesses the liability of intermediaries under the Defamation Act 2013.  Part 1 dealt with “Serious Harm, Truth and Honest Opinion” and Part 2 with “Public Interest and Privilege. Read the rest of this entry »