Defamation: Law, Procedure and Practice

Defamation: Law, Procedure and Practice


Yazar David Price Nicola Cain Korieh Duodu
Yayınevi Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN 9781847036322
Baskı yılı 2009
Sayfa sayısı 736
Stok durumu Tükendi   

Defamation Law, Procedure and Practice aims to provide practitioners and journalists, students and litigants with a solid and clear exposition of the law relating to Defamation. This new edition looks at procedure and tactics as well as providing invaluable pre-publication advice both for publishers and those on the receiving end of a defamatory attack.
Part One What the Claimants must Prove; General; The defamatory statement; Publication; Identification; Slander claims and special damages; Malicious falsehood; Part Two Defences; General; Justification; Fair comment; Privilege general; Absolute privilege; Qualified privilege duty and interest; Qualified privilege Reynolds; Qualified privilege reports; Secondary responsibility; Offer of amends; Miscellaneous defences and prohibitions or restrictions on bringing a defamation claim; Malice; Part Three Remedies; General; Damages; Injunctions; Apologies; Part Four Procedure, Strategy and Tactics; General considerations for claimants; General considerations for defendants; Defamation and the CPR; Commencing a defamation claim; Jurisdiction claims with a foreign element; Statements of case; Summary disposal and strike out; Disclosure and further information; From CMC to trial; Trial; Appeals; Costs, security for costs and conditional fees; Part Five Specific Considerations; Internet; Pre-publication consideration