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Case Law: Economou v de Freitas, Is it interesting? New judgment considers the scope of the ‘public interest’ defence - Oliver Lock

The case of Economou v de Freitas ( EWHC 1853 (QB)) was the first case to substantively consider in detail the new “public interest” defence since the Defamation Act 2013 came into force, clarifying that the Court will place a great deal of weight on whether the Defendant “reasonably believed” the publication was in the public interest and not just on whether it was a general matter of public interest. 885 more words


Announcing Public Interest Month!

Are you interested in pursuing a career in public interest or government or just dying to learn more about career paths outside of private firm life? 1,091 more words

Public Interest

First Week Discussions on Media law


What do you think are the most important media law and/or ethics issues facing journalists today and why?

Misunderstanding of Serving Public Interest

Serving public interest is one of the principles that journalists should follow in the global range. 351 more words

Class Assignment

On BRT being a game changer for Philippine cities

There’s a nice interview about transport on ANC’s early morning program. The topic is bus rapid transit (BRT) and the interviewee is a colleague of mine at the University of the Philippines. 47 more words

Public Transport

Children and the Seven Year Itch

R (MA (Pakistan) & Ors) v UTIAC & Anor EWCA Civ 705 (07 July 2016)

The divergence of views on what is or is not important about the 7-year rule means that nothing really makes sense anymore. 2,540 more words

Immigration Rules