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Libel cases should be settled on their merits, and not according to the size of litigants’ bank accounts

By Helen Anthony

Abstract

Libel laws are not perfect but they do give people rights. Helen Anthony argues that the current High Court process for libel cases has an alarming effect on free speech. Alternative methods of dispute recommendations and the introduction of a cost-cap could offer greater access to justice in defamation cases

Topics: K Law (General)
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:44023
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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