Singh wins! Singh wins! Singh wins!

Or at least he didn’t lose.  As you probably know, British scientist/journalist Simon Singh has been in a bitter legal battle with the British Chiropractic Association, which is suing him for libel over a critical article he wrote back in 2008.

After a British court ruled that Singh could defend his article as honest opinion, the BCA decided to drop the case.  Which is fantastic, except Singh has incurred a crushing debt to defend himself in a case he almost certainly would have won had it gone all the way.  Such are the vicissitudes of British libel law, something that Singh and other proponents of free speech and free press have been trying to reform.

Singh now plans to sue the BCA to recover his costs.

You can listen to our podcast interview with Simon Singh here.

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