UK High Court: Google Not Liable For Defamation in Search Results

This is a must read article by Mark Sweeney published in the UK’s Guardian. While the result would clearly be the same in the United States due to the application of the Communications Decency Act, it is interesting to see how the High Court comes to the same conclusion. In a nutshell, the High court […]

Should Government Be Involved in Controlling The Cost Of Defamation Litigation?

The UK Ministry of Justice announced new proposals today aimed at cutting the rising costs associated with defamation cases. One of the proposals is placing a cap on hourly rates or setting fixed maximum rates for attorneys.  Presumably, this would discourage some attorneys in the UK from filing defamation suits in favor of pursuing other, […]