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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/156837
Description: Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- pt. I ASKING THE DEFAMATION QUESTION -- 2.Formulating the test for defamation -- 3.Refining the test -- 4.Applying the test -- pt. II ANSWERING THE D ... More
Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/149695
Description: 30 page(s)
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/75667
Description: This paper presents the key findings of a major empirical investigation into defamation law and social attitudes. It examines the way in which the law decides whether a publication is defamatory, and ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/149158
Description: How should a court decide what is defamatory? Probably the most significant inconsistency remaining between Australias various jurisdictions is that in some this matter is decided by a jury, while oth ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30373
Description: This article examines the way in which the law and lawyers determine the extent to which a publication is defamatory. That issue is decided by estimating the response to the material of a hypothetical ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/86402
Description: This paper questions popular perceptions of the "ordinary reasonable person", defamation law's measure as to what is defamatory. Developing Robert Post's understanding of defamation law as policing so ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36009
Description: This paper concerns the form of contempt committed by public dissemination of matter that puts improper pressure on a litigant to discontinue or otherwise alter the course of proceedings. In determini ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36918
Description: In Popovic v Herald & Weekly Times the Supreme Court of Victoria, in awarding a magistrate defamed in the course of her duties almost $250,000, took the view that Lange qualified privilege will not ge ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36024
Description: This paper compares the recent expansion by Australian and English law of situations where the common law defence of qualified privilege can apply to defamatory material in the media: Lange v Australi ... More
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Authors: Baker, Roy
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36019
Description: This article concerns political payola, the practice of paying radio presenters to express favourable political comments on air. Australia, along with the US, seeks to strengthen political debate by r ... More
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