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Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy 6th ed

Edited by: Cameron Doley, Alastair Mullis, Carter Ruck

ISBN13: 9781405734523
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406992487
Published: December 2010
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £841.00

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Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy 6th ed is an essential purchase for every practitioner involved with the law of defamation or the law of contempt.

Consisting of an account of the law of defamation in over 50 different countries including Eastern Europe, Malaysia and Singapore. It takes account of the Defamation Act 1996 and will be of value to all those whose activities take them into the international field.

The sixth edition has been updated and expanded to include the law of privacy, new developments such as harassment, the Human Rights Act, data protection and important cases such as Reynolds v Times Newspapers.

Libel and Slander, Media and Entertainment Law
Part 1 Reputation
1. Introduction
2. What is reputation?
3. Libel and slander distinguished
4. What is defamatory?
5. Publication
6. Reference to the claimant
7. Jurisdiction, Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments
8. Parties
9. Truths
10. Fair comment
11. Absolute privilege
12. Qualified privilege
13. Offer of amends
14. Other defences
15. Remedies
16. Criminal libel
17. Malicious Falsehood
Part 2 Private Information and other related topics
18. What is privacy?
19. Protection of Private Information – the claim
20. Data protection
21. Freedom of information
22. Harassment
23. Other causes of action protecting privacy
24. Remedies
Part 3A Defamation Practice and Procedure
25. Before the action
26. The Claim
27. Pre-trial procedure
28. Trial
29. Costs
30. Appeal
Part 3B Privacy Practice and Procedure
31. Before the action
32. The Claim
33. Pre-trial procedure
34. Trial
35. Costs
36. Appeal
Part 4 – International
37-45 Comparative chapters on defamation and privacy law covering countries in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, North America, North Africa, Middle East, Central and South America.
Defamation Act 1996
Schedule 1 to the Defamation Act 1996
Summary disposal of claims
International limitation periods
Schedule of awards of damages in libel actions in the years 1951-2008

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