‘Scottish defamation reform stuck in the thistles’

“While Australia’s uniform defamation law has been stuck in an ice age Scotland also is experiencing a glacial period with media law reform proposals, with a contentious defamation case causing a rift within the Scottish Labour Party. In December last year, Scotland’s Law Commission submitted a report to the Scottish parliament which recommended 49 changes to the defamation regime …” (more)

[Nick Bonyhady, Inforrm’s Blog, 18 October]

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