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Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law (Hardcover)

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"Defamation and privacy are now two central issues in media law. While defamation law has long posed concerns for media publications, the emergence of privacy as a legal challenge has been relatively recent in many common law jurisdictions outside the US. A number of jurisdictions have seen recent defamation and privacy law reforms, which have often drawn on, or reacted against, developments elsewhere. This timely book examines topical issues in defamation and privacy law focused on media, journalism andcontemporary communication. Aimed at a wide legal audience, it brings together leading and emerging analysts of media law to address current and proposed reforms and the impact of changes in communication environments, and to re-examine basic principles such as harm and free speech. This book will be of interest to all those working on commonwealth or US law, as well as comparative scholars from wider jurisdictions"--
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Privacy
Series Title: Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 30, 2016
TCIN: 51156305
UPC: 9781107123649
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-8520
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