The Twitter joke trial - a test of the law's sense of humour
As Henry Ward Beecher once said: "A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs - jolted by every pebble in the road." The law has currently been jolted by one such pebble, the case of Paul Chambers and an ill-advised tweet...
In this article, first published on Halsbury’s Law Exchange, Lucy Corrin looks at the background to the high-profile ‘Twitter joke trial’
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