Strict Liability and the Law of Defamation

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Liability in defamation has historically been strict, and remains so, subject to defences. However, the trend in tort law has strongly been in favour of fault-based liability. This article considers whether defamation law should be re-conceptualised to make it primarily fault-based.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-99
Number of pages19
JournalTort Law Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


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