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A Book About Defamation

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Defamation [ Hardback ] Author: David Price Author: Korieh Duodu

Law, Procedure and Practice Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Jurisdiction: England & Wales Estimated Publication Date: 16/12/2003 ISBN: 042183790X

This acclaimed text is a clear and highly practical guide to the law and practice of defamation. Its structured approach makes it an ideal source of reference for defamation specialists and anyone - such as journalists, writers and publishers - who needs an affordable guide to substantive law and procedure in this area. This edition considers many recent changes, including key case law and the implications of the Human Rights Act 1998. It also provides a new discussion of how defamation relates to privacy, a highly topical and developing area of law. ? Authoritative and reliable text from a leading defamation practitioner ? Provides practical, step-by-step guidance ? Includes a new chapter on privacy ? Complete with appendices of precedents, tables of statutes, SIs, cases and awards

CONTENTS What the Claimants must prove. Defences. Remedies . Appendices.

REVIEWS ... a hugely impressive book ... Its legal and procedural analysis will be invaluable, not only to practitioners, but to journalists, broadcasters and publishers. Press Gazette - of previous edition This book is helpful to lawyers and non-lawyers alike. One can imagine a newspaper editor having this book permanently in place on the working desk. Legal Week - of previous edition It is the practical advice and guidance that makes this book different...Well done to Mr Price and to the publishers. Law Society Gazette - of previous edition Mr Price's discussion of the issues is masterly...the great strength of the book remains its exceptionally down-to-earth advice to lawyers and laymen tangling with this tricky area of the law. Media Lawyer - of previous edition ""David Price has succeeded in writing a book which grasps the elements which are necessary for a proper and practical understanding of defamation. The law is considered in detail but always with a view to how it can be best used to the client's advantage."" The late George Carman Q.C. on a previous edition



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