Defamation Act 2013, A Critical Evaluation, Part 2: “Serious Harm” – Dan Tench

27 07 2014

Defamation ActIn this post, I continue setting out concerns with the Defamation Act 2013 by looking at the test for serious harm in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.  There is no sensible objection to a seriousness threshold for a defamation claim.  As the explanatory notes of the Act make clear, this is the current law.  Read the rest of this entry »