Supreme Court modifies libel law described by minister as ‘not fit for purpose’ – OUT-LAW.

Posted December 10th, 2010 in defamation, news by sally

“The defence of ‘fair comment’ in libel actions will become a slightly-amended defence of ‘honest comment’, the Supreme Court has ruled, as Government minister Lord McNally said that current libel law is ‘not fit for purpose.’ ”

Full story, 7th December 2010