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Author George, Patrick Thomas, author.

Title Defamation law in Australia / Patrick George.

Published Chatswood, N.S.W. : LexisNexis, 2017.

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 UniM INTERNET Resource    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (pages.) :
Notes Includes index.
Contents Part 1: 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 2: 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 3: Resolution of civil disputes without litigation -- 16. Alternative solutions -- Part 4: 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. Alternative remedies -- 40. Non-monetary remedies -- 41. Costs -- PART 5: Miscellaneous -- 42. Evidence/transitional -- 43. Reform -- 44. Criminal law -- Appendix I: Defamation Act 2005 (NSW version) -- Appendix II: Comparative tables -- Appendix III: Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW) -- Appendix IV: Defamation practice notes (NSW).
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Australia. Defamation Act 1974.
Libel and slander -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Libel and slander -- Australia.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9780409345582 (electronic bk.)
040934558X (electronic bk.)
9780409345575
0409345571