By Magnus Boyd, partner, Carter-Ruck
First posted by Judith Townend on The Media Standards Trust blog.
The collection of papers provided a spectrum of views, building on Lester’s bill which was introduced to the House of Lords in May 2010. While divided in their approaches to reform, the speakers and panellists agreed some form of change to England’s libel law is necessary.
- My PhD research colleagues and I have written a fuller account of the day here
- A live blog hosted by Index on Censorship can be viewed here
- Video and more detail about the papers will follow on http://reframinglibel.com
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