On 23 January, Joshua Rosenberg posted about a debate in the House of Commons about the use, and misuse, of SLAPP – Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation. Such lawsuits are based on laws on defamation, privacy, data protection and harassment, and are being used by law firms against reporters and others to deter inquiry and by rich individuals and organisations to destroy their critics and opponents.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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