The NBI's legal and evaluation service found that the one-year prescriptive period for libel
had lapsed with the complaint filed five years after the publication of the story,' said the news outfit.
COMPLAINT--Former health secretary Janette Loreto-Garin shows the affidavit of the libel
complaint she filed against former health secretary Paulyn Ubial.
While we're talking about bad laws dealing with libel
and slander, let's raise some questions about other laws involving speech -- namely, blackmail laws.
is a legal term that refers to a written form of defamation.
Her ruling in the Civil Court of Lisbon comes six years after the McCanns launched the libel
Anderson became so frustrated by the costs of libel
litigation and the harassment involving astronomical claims of punitive damages that he was willing to make a trade.
Rodriguez said the present law on libel
infringes on the freedom of speech and of expression and negatively impacts on media practitioners.
It is our view that funding highly paid council officers with taxpayers' money to bring libel
actions against local residents is a step too far.
Adams said the new law adapts conventional libel
laws to become applicable to cyberspace.
Wealthy foreign claimants have turned London into the 'hub of libel
tourism' and made the English Bar happy.
2) A neutral meaning of 'libel
tourism' was provided by the Libel
Working Group, established by the United Kingdom Ministry of justice, which defined the term as 'a proceeding in which a non-resident sues another non-resident in the forum'.
The "blood libel
," according to which Jews use Christian blood in their rites, has been responsible for the spilling of some Jewish blood and a lot more ink.
The crime of blasphemous libel
(written as opposed to verbal) was first introduced into the Criminal Code in 1892.
India, May 20 -- Contrary to what many people seem to think, the libel
laws in India are not weak.
A CITY university has threatened an MP with libel
proceedings - after he accused it of "accepting millions" from Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi.