This book is designed to provide an overview of the Canadian law of defamation and a practice guide for lawyers advising on defamation issues or engaged in prosecuting or defending defamation actions. It will also assist in-house counsel in recognizing areas of concern and help editors and others involved in the communications, advertising and media fields avoid publishing defamatory material. It is an extremely practical guide to the area providing an overview of the law, practice tips and precedents. Topics covered include: the plaintiff and defendant, defences, remedies, defamation and the internet, defamation and the charter, and more.
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