How English libel law has a global chill on free speech

  title={How English libel law has a global chill on free speech},
  author={Simon Singh},
  • Simon Singh
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
On 15 March 2011, the British Government published its draft defamation bill, the first step in reforming England’s libel law. This might seem like an odd subject for an editorial in an international neuroscience journal, but this issue is directly relevant to you and your research. Indeed, if you care about scientific freedom then you should be following the progress of this libel reform bill over the next year. First, I should explain that I have a direct interest in the reform of English… 
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