Should police officers be prohibited from suing individuals for libel? – A “Liberty” proposal
This is a civil case. why should they be prohibited? This is a little snip at what is lawful and what isn’t.
Last week, the civil liberties and human rights Liberty announced that it was seeking to intervene in the libel claim brought by PC Toby Rowland against Andrew Mitchell MP arising out of the so-called “Plebgate” scandal. This raises an interesting issue as to the extent to which public officials should be able to sue ordinary citizens for libel.
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