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A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
The Law of Defamation 2nd ed isbn 9780414061712

The Law of Defamation

ISBN13: 9781858006376
New Edition ISBN: 9780414061712
Published: November 2011
Publisher: Round Hall Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: £164.00

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This title is a comprehensive narrative text on the law of defamation. It includes full coverage of the Defamation Act 2009, which introduced a number of substantive and procedural reforms. It provides a clear explanation of the innovations in the Act and of the new and amended remedies and defences provided for. It also looks at emerging law on key issues such as the assessment of damages, modern media practice and responsibility for publication in the internet era.

  • Considers how the new Act is being interpreted by the courts
  • Analyses developments in the assessment of damages
  • Examines the latest case law
  • Looks at relevant European judgments and their influence on developments in other jurisdictions
  • Assesses the impact of changes in electronic media on trends in defamation law

Irish Law