Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Four Labour MPs Vote Against Libel Law Reforms

The British government's attempt to reform the libel law regime by capping lawyer fees has hit a roadblock. Four Labour Members of Parliament refused to toe the party line and vote for Justice Minister Jack Straw's proposal in committee. The government can still bring the bill up before the House of Commons and ask for a vote before the full body.

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