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In this article, first published in the Michaelmas edition of the Middle Templar magazine, 5RB‘s Adam Speker and Felicity McMahon discuss the entry into force of the Defamation Act 2013 and ask, has it been A Libel Revolution? Read the full article here.

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In this article, first published in the July 2014 edition of Counsel Magazine5RB‘s Jonathan Barnes examines the High Court’s effective monopoly on hearing defamation cases, and against a background of calls for County Courts to get involved too asks, why not? Read the full article here.

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