Defamation: Law, Procedure and Practice 4th ed

Defamation: Law, Procedure and Practice 4th ed

  • RM395.00 MYR
    Unit price per 


David Price, Korieh Duodu, Nicola Cain

A comprehensive and practical work that outlines the law and focuses on both the practical and tactical aspects of case preparation. Defamation Law, Procedure and Practice:-

Outlines the law and focuses on both the practical and tactical aspects of case preparation
Delivers a clear, concise and accessible approach to this very complex area of law
Includes key case law and has been fully updated to include important developments, including those resulting from the Human Rights Act 1998
Sets out the up-to-date law and details practical guidance on defamation claims
Covers basic principles and specific defences including Fair Comment and Qualified Privilege, chapter-by-chapter
Covers every aspect in a logical order, including remedies and appeals
Contains useful forms and precedents
Includes a glossary of the main legal terms Appendices contain all relevant extracts of Statutes, fully annotated
Reproduces key legislation
Includes a wealth of new material on Qualified Privilege-Reynolds; Offer of Amends, Abuse of process, Internet; and Defamation and privacy
Written by an authoritative source.

Subjects:
Tort Law, Libel and Slander
Contents:
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 privilegeduty 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 considerations for publishers
Consideration for a person facing a threatened defamatory publication
Part Six: Human Rights and Privacy
Human Rights Act 1998
Defamation and Privacy
Appendices
Precedents
Statutes
Schedule of defamation trials since 1990
Court of Appeal on damages
Personal Injury Awards
Glossary
Criminal libel