Features & details
Title:DEFAMATION COMPARATIVE LAW AND PRACTICE
Author: Andrew T. Kenyon
Price NGN 20000
Item Weight 1.6 pounds
Paperback 480 pages
Product Dimensions 6.14 x 1.09 x 9.21 inches
Publisher Routledge; 1st Edition (March 15, 2006)
Best Sellers Rank #7,912,347 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
#439 in Entertainment Law (Books)
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#2,064 in Comparative Law (Books)
Defamation: Comparative Law and Practice offers a timely and original investigation into defamation law and litigation practice in England, Australia and the United States, combining close legal analysis and extensive empirical research to examine central aspects of defamation law.
This groundbreaking contribution to legal knowledge will be useful to researchers, academics, students and practitioners working in media and communications law. It will enable lawyers outside the US to make more informed use of US law and commentary and it sets out, in an accessible manner, the intricacies of English and Australian defamation law and practice for US legal readers.
‘This book represents a serious scholarly and practical contribution to comparative media law research. Its should find a ready audience among academics and practitioners alike.’ – The Commonwealth Lawyer
‘This vast subject has been dealt with in just 400-odd pages without sacrificing comprehensiveness and is a testament to the authors highly- honed expository skills.’
– The Commonwealth Lawyer
About the Author
Andrew T. Kenyon is a member of the Faculty of Law at the University of Melbourne, where he directs the CMCL, Centre for Media and Communications Law. He researches in comparative media law – especially defamation, free speech, and electronic media regulation – examining social and cultural aspects of law as well as legal doctrine. He also researches in art and law, particularly in copyright and the creative arts. These interests come together in his role as editor of the refereed international journal the Media & Arts Law Review.