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Monday, June 14, 2010

British Court of Appeals Upholds Lower Court Ruling Allowing Judge Alone To Hear Defamation Case

The British Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision that a defamation action brought in a case involving a Channel 4 documentary about Tito Jackson will be heard by a judge rather than a jury. The case also involves detailed questions of editiorial practice. Read more here in a Guardian story. Here's more in an article from the Press-Gazette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2010/06/british-court-of-appeals-upholds-lower-court-ruling-allowing-judge-alone-to-hear-defamation-case.html

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