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Unpublished Paper
Please Do Not Publish this Article in England: A Jurisdictional Response to Libel Tourism
ExpressO (2009)
  • Robert L. McFarland
Abstract

This article examines the problem of libel tourism and argues for non-recognition of foreign libel judgments solely on jurisdictional grounds. Where foreign libel judgments are issued in tribunals whose exercise of personal jurisdiction over the parties is proper then, in the interest of comity, the reviewing court should recognize and enforce the foreign judgment. Recent calls for non-recognition on other grounds increase the likelihood of reciprocal non-recognition of American judgments in foreign tribunals.

Keywords
  • Libel Tourism,
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Disciplines
Publication Date
March 16, 2009
Citation Information
Robert L. McFarland. "Please Do Not Publish this Article in England: A Jurisdictional Response to Libel Tourism" ExpressO (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_mcfarland/1/