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Categories : Legal, Media
This is a Media Law Update covering the last week prepared by the Legal Information Team at Matrix Chambers, which they have kindly agreed to make available to readers of Inforrm.
Gray v News Group  EWHC 349 (Ch) – 25 Feb 2011. Application for an order for the provision of information against Glenn Mulcaire, who in turn sought to rely on his privilege against self-incrimination. Read the rest of this entry »
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Categories : Ireland, Libel
In Watters v Independent Star  IECC 1 (03 November 2010), the first reported judgment on the Defamation Act, 2009 (also here), Matthews J granted the plaintiff a declaratory order pursuant to section 28 of the Act (also here) that an article published by the defendant was defamatory, and he made a further order pursuant to section 33 of the Act (also here) prohibiting the newspaper from re-publishing the defamation. Read the rest of this entry »