Surge in ‘libel tourism’ brings 11% rise in cases – The Guardian

Posted November 23rd, 2009 in defamation, news by sally

“The number of defamation cases that reached the high court surged by 11% in 2008 to a four-year high, as foreign claimants took advantage of the UK’s tougher laws to seek ‘libel tourism’ awards from publishers.”

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The Guardian, 20th November 2009