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Vol 25 No 2 Feb/March 2020

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Defamation: Law, Procedure and Practice 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780414034334
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847036322
To be Published: December 2020
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £185.00

The new edition of this popular work provides practical guidance on the law relating to defamation. It deals with all the practical and tactical aspects of case preparation as well as outlining the law. It is an ideal source not only for defamation specialists preparing for litigation but also anyone – such as journalists, writers and publishers – who needs an affordable guide to substantive law and procedure in this area.

  • Provides a clear and up-to-date guide to defamation
  • Looks at procedure and tactics as well as the law
  • Gives pre-publication advice both for publishers and those on the receiving end of a defamatory attack
  • Deals with defences
  • Covers remedies and appeals
  • Contains useful forms and precedents
  • Includes a glossary of the main legal terms
  • Supplies all relevant extracts of statutes, fully annotated
  • Examines the Defamation Act 2013 and explains its wide-ranging impact on law and practice
  • Incorporates all other recent developments in the law, including qualified privilege, the internet and defamation, and privacy Explains the implications of key recent case law

Tort Law, Libel and Slander
What the Claimants must Prove.
Procedure, Strategy and
Specific Considerations.