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The same river twice? Jameel v. Wall Street Journal Europe

Scott, Andrew (2007) The same river twice? Jameel v. Wall Street Journal Europe. Communications Law, 12 (2). pp. 52-59. ISSN 1746-7616

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Abstract

Examines the House of Lords rulings in Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd and Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe SPRL (No.3) on whether the qualified privilege defence to libel applied to the publication by newspapers of information on matters of public concern. Considers the impact of the Reynolds ruling, arguing that the tests for the defence of qualified privilege developed in the case have led to uncertainties on key questions. Discusses the response of the House of Lords in the Jameel case to criticisms of the operation of the Reynolds defence.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.tottelpublishing.com/723/Tottel-Publish...
Additional Information: © 2007 Communications Law
Library of Congress subject classification: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 26 May 2009 09:47
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/24093/

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