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Libel reform is no joke
29 Jun 2012
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Comics Dara Ó Briain and Dave Gorman and scientist Professor Brian Cox joined Index and the Libel Reform Campaign at Downing Street to demand a public interest defence in the defamation bill

3 responses to “Libel reform is no joke”

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  3. […] judge’s discretion.Perhaps the bill’s greatest weakness is its failure to provide a robust “public interest” defense, which has been a key demand of campaigners. In the United States, New York Times Co v […]