Today I am talking to David Allen Green, solicitor, legal correspondent at The New Statesman and author of The Jack of Kent blog about libel reform following the announcement of a Defamation Bill in the Queens Speech after a first reading in the House of Commons. We shall also take a look at progress so far in the Leveson Inquiry.
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Please look at David Allen Green’s excellent Libel Reform page on his blog which summarises all the developments in libel reform and provides links to all the relevant materials
#Without Prejudice Podcast with Carl Gardner: Yesterday I did a Without Prejudice ‘Special’ covering a range of fascinating legal topics which you may find enjoyable to listen to. Listen here
See also Nick Cohen’s excellent book:
Nick Cohen’s excellent book You can’t read this book formed the basis for our discussion in #WithoutPrejudice 22 on Free Speech and I have no hesitation in encouraging you to read it. It is available on Amazon – a fascinating discussion for lawyers and others interested in free speech.
I’d like to thank Lawtel, Westlaw, Cassons For Counsel, City University Law School, David Phillips & Partners Solicitors, Inksters Solicitors, Iken, LBC Wise Counsel, Carrs Solicitors, JMW Solicitors – Manchester, Pannone and Cellmark for sponsoring the podcast – and the free student materials on Insite Law – appreciated.
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