Stocker v Stocker: libel and how to determine the 'meaning' of social media posts Privacy Law Cases

    • Business

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

This episode analyses the case of Stocker v Stocker [2019] UKSC 17 in the UK Supreme Court. In this case, an acrimonious divorce led to a series of Facebook posts that were alleged to be libellous. The Supreme Court gives guidance on how 'meaning' should be determined where social media posts are challenged in libel claims. Other cases mentioned in this episode:

Jeynes v News Magazines Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 130
Monroe v Hopkins [2017] EWHC 433 (QB)
Monir v Wood [2018] EWHC (QB) 3525

This episode analyses the case of Stocker v Stocker [2019] UKSC 17 in the UK Supreme Court. In this case, an acrimonious divorce led to a series of Facebook posts that were alleged to be libellous. The Supreme Court gives guidance on how 'meaning' should be determined where social media posts are challenged in libel claims. Other cases mentioned in this episode:

Jeynes v News Magazines Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 130
Monroe v Hopkins [2017] EWHC 433 (QB)
Monir v Wood [2018] EWHC (QB) 3525

Top Podcasts In Business

Ramsey Network
NPR
Marketplace
Guy Raz | Wondery
BiggerPockets
Jocko DEFCOR Network