New Zealand Defamation Law: 2016 in review – Ali Romanos

4 01 2017

2016-reviewNew Zealand courts heard several trials and important interlocutory battles in 2016.  Political defamation cases were a feature.  The most prominent case was that brought by Taxpayers’ Union director Jordan Williams against former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig.  Read the rest of this entry »

Media and Law: Review of Defamation, Privacy and other Media Cases in 2016

3 01 2017

2016The last year was a relatively quiet one in the English media law courts, with only two defamation trials involving the media (and none involving the national press).  The most high profile case of the year was the privacy injunction in PJS v NGN.  Our case comment on the original injunction attracted a record number of visitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Media and Law Review of the Year, 2014: Part 3, Press Regulation; IPSO, IMPRESS and a Recognition Panel, – Tessa Evans

6 01 2015

2014 yearIn 2014 the slow process of Leveson implementation continued with the constitution of the Recognition Panel and the continuing development of IMPRESS.  Meanwhile, the press continued its policy of delay and refusal to implement the Leveson recommendations.  Read the rest of this entry »