Defamation Bill submission

09/01/2024 12:26:20

The Law Society has called for the retention of juries in defamation cases.

Appearing on RTÉ Radio 1, Law Society Director General Mark Garrett highlighted that removing juries from defamation cases will distance the public from the civil justice system, with potential significant and unintended consequences.

Representing the profession

The Law Society makes regular submissions to Government and agencies on matters affecting the profession, law reform and the public interest.