Ireland: Man wins ‘fleeting defamation’ case and is awarded €500, should the law of defamation really concern itself with such a trifle? – Eoin O’Dell

15 12 2019

The latin maxim “de minimis non curat lex” is usually translated as “the law does not concern itself with trifles”, meaning the courts will not consider trifling matters. Christmas may be the time for trifles (like the Christmas trifle pictured right), but the Courts are not the place for them. Read the rest of this entry »