How UK libel laws undermined Sunday Times in Lance Armstrong case – The Guardian

Posted January 22nd, 2013 in burden of proof, defamation, drug abuse, media, news, sport by sally

“The legal battle with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong which cost the Sunday Times almost £1m after it suggested he took banned substances shows how difficult it is to pursue investigations under British libel laws, with the burden of proof heavily stacked against publishers, according to those who worked on the original stories.”

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The Guardian, 22nd January 2013