Reviewing defamation law for the digital age

PATRICK GEORGE examines the National Review of Model Defamation Provisions and the need to address the impact of social media on the world of publication.

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Googling defamation law

The challenge technologies pose for defamation law may be better resolved by adapting existing principles than by special rules for specific circumstances. By NICHOLAS OLSON.

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This time it’s personal: defamation claims against lawyers

There is an increasing tendency for solicitors to raise accusations of defamation during professional conflict. This brings more heat than light. By ELISSA BAXTER.

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Hockey v Fairfax: who won and who lost?

The Hockey case provides a wider lesson for those contemplating bringing proceedings for defamation or defending them. It demonstrates the risk of investing substantial amounts of money…

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