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Defamation law in Australia
Author:
George, Patrick ;
Edition:
4th Edition
Year:
2023
Format:
Book
Call No:
KN 38.2 G 4 4
Publisher:
Chatswood, N.S.W.: LexisNexis Butterworths
Keywords:
Part one - History and concepts -- 1. Introduction -- 2. History of defamation law in England -- 3. History of defamation law in Australia -- 4. Reputation -- 5. Freedom of speech -- Part two - General principles -- 6. The cause of action for defamation -- 7. Publication -- 8. Identification -- 9. Meaning -- 10. Defamation -- 11. Particular defamatory meanings -- 12. Capacity to sue - plaintiffs -- 13. Capacity to be sued - defendants -- 14. Privacy -- 15. Other causes of action -- Part three - Resolution of civil disputes without litigation -- 16. Alternative resolution -- Part four - Litigation of civil disputes - including defences in civil proceedings and remedies - 17. Role of judge and jury -- 18. The defences -- 19. Truth -- 20. Contextual truth -- 21. Absolute privilege -- 22. The privileged occasion -- 23. Malice -- 24. Statements to the world at large -- 25. Statutory defence of qualified privilege -- 26. Protected reports -- 27. Fair comment -- 28. Honest opinion -- 29. Innocent dissemination -- 30. Circumstances of publication -- 31. Damages at common law -- 32. General damages -- 33. Award of damages -- 34. Increasing damages - aggravation -- 35. Exemplary damages -- 36. Reducing damages - mitigation -- 37. Special damages -- 38. Other aspects of damages -- 39. Injunctions and alternative remedies -- 40. Non-monetary remedies -- 41. Costs -- Part five - Miscellaneous -- 42. Evidence / transitional -- 43. Reform -- 44. Criminal law
ISBN/ISSN:
9780409352573
Notes:
Includes tables, index and appendices: Appendix I - Defamation Act 2005 (NSW); Comparative table - Australian defamation acts (30 June 2022), Appendix II - Proposed amendment of model defamation provisions - Meeting of Attorneys-General Stage 2 Review -- Appendix III - Damages table -- Appendix IV - Federal Court Defamation Practice Note (Def-1) 12 November 2019
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