Times can use leaked Police documents in libel defence – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 26th, 2011 in defamation, disclosure, evidence, media, news, police, proportionality by sally

“Mr Justice Tugendhat has held that, with restrictions, The Times Newspapers Ltd (TNL) should be allowed to use information from leaked documents in its defence to a libel claim brought by the Metropolitan Police Service and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA). However, proportionality limited the reach of this judgment to the next stage in the libel claim, after which reassessment may be necessary.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 25th October 2011

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