Quoted for ABC News story, ‘Should local governments pay for councillors, staff to sue public for defamation?’

  • Michael Douglas

Press/Media: Press / Media

Period24 Jan 2022

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  • TitleQuoted for ABC News story, ‘Should local governments pay for councillors, staff to sue public for defamation?’
    Media name/outletABC
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date24/01/22
    DescriptionLocal government policies that pay for staff and councillors to pursue defamation claims against members of the public are a "sad reflection" of a culture of litigation filtering down from higher levels of government, according to a Perth defamation lawyer.
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-24/defamation-claims-councillors-vs-public-ratepayer-dollars/100769548
    PersonsMichael Douglas