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Judicial Statistics: 2013 Defamation claims down 24%, no privacy injunctions Jan-June 2014

ministry-of-justiceWe have, once again belatedly, caught up with the most recent annual Judicial Statistics – those for 2013.  These show a substantial decrease in the number of issued defamation claims, down 24% from 2012.  In 2013 there were 142 issued defamation claims in London (where the large majority of claims are made) – as opposed to 186 in 2012.  This is the lowest annual figure since 2002 and appears to be the second lowest of all time. Continue reading

Inforrm: End of Winter Break and Looking Forward to 2013

Wordle: UntitledThe Inforrm Blog today returns to regular publication after our winter break.  Although the legal vacation continues until Friday 11 January 2013, there is no shortage of media and legal news.  We have already had a weekly round up earlier this week and a number of “winter break posts” – in particular we had Judith Townend’s review of Media and Law in 2012 (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3).   Continue reading

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