Towards a tort of political negligence: Political deceit, political misrepresentation and the Brexit conundrum

Nsubuga, Hamiisi Junior (2019) Towards a tort of political negligence: Political deceit, political misrepresentation and the Brexit conundrum. International Law Blog. (Published online first)

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Abstract

This blog post discusses the current political debate born out of Brexit and the plethora of discontent voiced by voters.It will conclude by calling for the introduction of the tort of political negligence such that politicians, like other professionals can be held liable in tort of negligence for bad faith misstatements, misrepresentation of facts or political lies they make during political campaigns that influence voters to vote in favour of their political ambitions.

Item Type: Other
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 25953
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Depositing User: Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2019 13:46
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2019 19:30
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25953

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