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Defamation Law

Defamation Law (Paperback)

By Rolph, David

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Defamation Law3/4by David Rolph provides a comprehensive, up-to-date account of Australian defamation law. This work provides both a practical resource and an explanation of the historical background and current sources of Australian defamation law.3/4 David Rolph analyses the co...mpeting interests underlying defamation ? the protection of reputation and freedom of expression ? and considers in detail the requirements of the plaintiffes case for defamation, the range of available defences and the remedies which may be awarded. As well as focussing on the tort of defamation, this work considers criminal defamation and civil causes of action which may overlap with it. Critically for both practitioners and students, this work considers a range of practical questions such as how to deal with directions for juries, costs, damages, interlocutories particular to defamation, capacity arguments, particulars and interrogatories. In this work, David Rolph has struck the necessary balance between providing essential practical guidance and the historical context of the law, to provide both defamation lawyers and students of defamation law with the ideal text on the subject.3/4
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ISBN 9780455228570
Published NZ 18 Nov 2015
Publisher Thomson Reuters
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780455228570
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Thomson Reuters
Imprint Thomson Reuters
Published 18 Nov 2015
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rolph, David
Category Defamation Law (Slander & Libel)
Australian
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text National Law: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;College/higher education

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