Category : Simon Singh

Simon Singh wins! Relive the drama here

Today a crucial ruling on fair comment was handed down at the Royal Courts of Justice. Read Padraig Reidy's report on the BCA's attempt to "silence one of its critics", reaction from Singh and the BCA. Plus examine the decision in full

Judge ‘baffled’ by Simon Singh chiropractic case

The Lord Chief Justice expressed surprised today at the BCA's libel suit against Simon Singh. Padraig Reidy reports

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Show your support for the science writer being sued for libel in one of the most important cases of 2010

PAST EVENT: Simon Singh v British Chiropractic Association

Simon Singh v British Chiropractic Association: 23 February

Lord Chief Justice will chair Singh appeal

The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, is to chair the bench in what could be a landmark hearing for libel law in England. Lord Judge will preside over science writer Simon Singh’s appeal against an earlier ruling on meaning in the case he is defending against the British Chiropractic Association. Read more here

Dominic Grieve: "I'm sure there is a problem"

Padraig Reidy: The shadow justice secretary does not seem to be taking libel reform seriously

"Think of all the articles that aren't written"

Simon Singh speaks at Index on Censorship and English PEN's libel reform campaign launch

Index and English Pen to launch libel report

Launch of the Libel Reform campaign and the English PEN and Index on Censorship “Free Speech Is Not For Sale” report 12 – 2pm, 10th November 09. Light lunch provided. Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3GA Index on Censorship and English PEN fear: “We’re becoming a global free speech pariah” “Our libel laws […]

Banish the libel chill

Allen Green: "it is not journalists and publishers that require protection from libel law, but the public"

Chiropractors allege malicious attack in Singh libel case

Simon Singh, the science writer who yesterday (Oct 14) won the right to appeal a preliminary judgment in a case brought against him by the British Chiropractic Association, has been accused of “maliciously” attacking the organisation. In a statement published on its website, the BCA claimed its defamation suit was not an attack on free […]

Simon Singh wins leave to appeal in BCA libel case

A court ruling today affirmed science writer Simon Singh's right to free expression. It grants him leave to appeal Mr Justice Eady's ruling against him in a libel action brought by the British Chiropractic Association, reports Padraig Reidy

** NEWSFLASH ** Singh wins right to appeal in chiropractor libel case

Science writer Simon Singh this morning won the right to appeal a ruling against him in a libel action brought by the British Chiropractic Association.