‘Judicial Statistics, Defamation Claims in 2020: A Libel Thaw?’

“The Royal Courts of Justice annual tables 2020 were published on 3 June 2021. They show that in the last calendar year, 152 defamation claims (libel and slander) were started in the High Court. This figure is slightly higher than the figure of 147 cases reported by Inforrm in January. This is because the Ministry of Justice data bundles malicious falsehood claims into its ‘defamation’ figure, and there were five such cases in 2020 …” (more)

[Robert Sharp, Inforrm’s Blog, 8 June]

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