On June 23, 2015 the Law Society of Upper Canada conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa upon Mr. Porter. Attached is his address to Convocation and the reading list he refers to therein.

The Papacy (January 2014)
Julian Porter interviewed by Denise Donlon for ZoomerTV.
Interview starts at 29:52.

Changes in the Law of Libel Are Coming! (July 2013)
Canada’s law of libel has evolved following British precedent. There are some variations but Gatley’s Law of Libel and Slander with its reliance on British cases has been a major reference in our courts. Late this year the U.K’s new Defamation Act will erase much of the past law of libel in the U.K.

Free Speech in the U.S.A. (June 2011)
Sometimes one needs to be reminded how crazy the U.S.A. is about free speech — any kind of speech.

The Case of Mosley v. News Group Newspapers Limited
[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB)

Libel and the Internet
This article originally appeared in the March 2008 edition of Briefly Speaking, the official magazine of the Ontario Bar Association.

More Libel and the Internet
If you’re going to do something bad watch out! Facebook, text messages, even Twitter will hang you.

The Court Comes to the Internet
Article for Legal Alert (Carswell) on Griffin v. Sullivan, 2008.

Canadian Libel Practice
Book by Julian Porter and David Potts (Butterworths, 1986).

The Vagaries of Trials
Article on Cusson v. Quan per Maranger, J.

Publish and Be Damned!
As an observer from Canada I am amazed and titillated by the British libel and privacy goings on.

The Supreme Court of Canada’s Support of Journalism
Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada changed the law for magazines, newspapers, television, radio and bloggers.