21 October 2013
The use of English courts by forum-shopping overseas libel litigants is likely to become more difficult following two rulings dismissing claims brought in London against foreign publications by a Serbian tobacco distributor and a retired Moscow policeman.
Attorney general tells public law specialists that judges should not be asked to decide political matters.
Consultation on government's proposals to reform 1998 act expected within the next two months.
Controversial Judicial Review and Courts Bill has second reading in House of Commons next week.
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