Three suggested amendments to Australia's defamation laws

Gray, Anthony (2020) Three suggested amendments to Australia's defamation laws. Alternative Law Journal, 45 (2). pp. 94-100. ISSN 1037-969X


Abstract

Reforms are currently being considered to Australia's current uniform defamation laws. This article suggests three changes, around changing the multiple publication rule, changing how defamation law relates to technology, and removing the strict liability aspect of defamation law.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published version in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice (1 Jul 2013 -)
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2020 05:32
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 05:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: defamation law reform, multiple publication rule, single publication rule, technology, strict liability fault
Fields of Research (2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180126 Tort Law
Fields of Research (2020): 48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4806 Private law and civil obligations > 480605 Tort law
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1037969X19887560
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/38858

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