Reports of the death of the libel writ have been greatly exaggerated: reviewing the UK Defamation Act 2013

Jones, Mariette W. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1786-0985 (2019) Reports of the death of the libel writ have been greatly exaggerated: reviewing the UK Defamation Act 2013. In: Twelfth Annual Free Speech Discussion Forum, 03-04 Jun 2019, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest. .

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Abstract

This paper offers a brief examination of the Defamation Act 2013 to an international audience in order to elicit discussion of its impact on free speech in the United Kingdom. Relevant case law is discussed and select sections of the act are examined on a systemic basis.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: The forum was sponsored by Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law (Hungary), the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, the University of Paris I (Sorbonne) and IMODEV (France), the University of Alabama School of Law, and the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 27786
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Depositing User: Ms Mariette Jones
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2019 11:39
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2020 21:34
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/27786

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