Defamation: Comparative Law and Practice offers a timely and original investigation into defamation law and litigation practice in England, Australia and the United States, combining close legal analysis and extensive empirical research to examine central aspects of defamation law.
This groundbreaking contribution to legal knowledge will be useful to researchers, academics, students and practitioners working in media and communications law. It will enable lawyers outside the US to make more informed use of US law and commentary and it sets out, in an accessible manner, the intricacies of English and Australian defamation law and practice for US legal readers.
'This book represents a serious scholarly and practical contribution to comparative media law research. Its should find a ready audience among academics and practitioners alike.' - The Commonwealth Lawyer
'This vast subject has been dealt with in just 400-odd pages without sacrificing comprehensiveness and is a testament to the authors highly- honed expository skills.'
- The Commonwealth Lawyer
Defamatory Meaning and Relevant Defences in England and Australia. Litigation Practices in England, Victoria and New South Wales. Qualified Privilege: English and Australian Law and Practice. US Defamation Law and Practice. Lucas-box and Polly Peck in Australia. Comparative Defamation Law and Practice