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An injunction is a discretionary remedy where in certain limited circumstances a court may make an order that a party refrain from an intended course...
The laws of defamation as they apply to the internet are to a large extent still in the formative stage as both legislators and the justice system...
By virtue of section 9(1) of the Defamation Act 2005 Corporations formed with a view to making profit and employing 10 or more persons, and public...
One of the innovations with the introduction of the Defamation Act 2005 has been the offer to make amends regime.  It enables the publisher of...
Satire One of the common misconceptions that frequently arises in defamation matters is the mistaken belief that if words are humorous then no...
The remedies in defamation are compensatory damages, aggravated damages, business or financial loss (if applicable), interest on damages, costs and...
A basic understanding of the law of defamation requires some knowledge of the potential defences that apply.  In certain circumstances the law...
Anyone who suffers loss or harm as a consequence of a civil wrong, other than for breach of contract, is said to have a potential right of action...
The recent decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court (formerly the House of Lords) in the matter of Flood v Times Newspapers Limited [2012] UKSC...
Businesses attacked by online smears should fight back, but some of the country’s antiquated laws need an urgent overhaul.A business attacked...

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