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Free Speech Protection Act could slow 'libel tourism'
Publisher: Committee to Protect Journalists
Date Written: 16/11/2009
Year Published: 2009
Resource Type: Article
Free press advocates in Britain are looking to a bill stuck in the U.S. Congress for moral support in the fight to reform England#s draconian defamation laws. The U.S. bill, the Free Speech Protection Act 2009, is itself the product of those laws, which have made London the capital of #libel tourism.#
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