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Why do we have juries in Defamation Act trials

Defamation is the causing of damage to a person’s reputation or standing either verbally or by a written statement.  The Defamation Act 1996 was introduced to protect the reputation and good standing of an individual. The Defamation Act 1996 itself does not […]


Libel tourism under the Defamation Act

Libel tourism is a term used to describe the way that some claimants choose where to file libel suits in jurisdictions thought more likely to give a more favourable result, mainly in the UK under the Defamation Act. The Free […]


Benefits of the Defamation Act

The aim of the tort defamation (and the Defamation Act 1996) is to protect reputation.  Reputation is the main feature of a person/business. Many have spent time and money in establishing this reputation. As a consequence, they/it are well known […]


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