The court’s judgment on the transphobic tweeter is a welcome victory for freedom of speech

When a court judgment begins by quoting from the unpublished introduction to Animal Farm, and concludes by referring to J.S. Mill’s On Liberty, you know that what comes in between is worth your time.

So it proves with an excoriating decision from Mr Justice Julian Knowles today, which marks an important – and much-needed re-assertion of the right to free speech.

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