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

Anthony, Helen (2012) Libel cases should be settled on their merits, and not according to the size of litigants’ bank accounts. British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

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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.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 08:48
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/44023/

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