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(p. 633) 21. Defamation and Injurious Falsehood 

(p. 633) 21. Defamation and Injurious Falsehood
(p. 633) 21. Defamation and Injurious Falsehood

Simon Deakin

, Angus Johnston

, and Basil Markesinis

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date: 26 May 2020

This chapter begins with an introduction to defamation, covering the meaning of ‘defamatory’ and libel and slander. It then discusses elements of liability; defences; damages; mitigation of damage; and injurious falsehoods and passing off.

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