Inforrm: End of Summer Break and Media Cases Listed for Michaelmas Legal Term

4 10 2015

The Inforrm summer break ends today. It has, perhaps, not been much of a summer  in England and not much of a break – with regular postings over the past two months. However, the Michaelmas legal term began on Thursday so we will be resuming weekly round ups and “term time” posting from today. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Canada, Frank v Legate, Libel claim struck out as statements not capable of being defamatory and action an abuse – David Potts

4 10 2015

LegateOn 18 September 2015 in the case of  Frank v. Legate (2015 ONCA 631) the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from  the order of a motions court judge striking out the appellant’s  statement of claim on the ground that it did not disclose a reasonable cause of action. The Court also held that the claim was also an abuse of process and could also have been struck out on that basis. Read the rest of this entry »