‘Australia’s defamation laws are ripe for overhaul’

“David Ipp, the former judge and anti-corruption commissioner, once wrote that ‘defamation litigation is a fact of Australian life’. Whatever our self-perception may be that we are a laid-back people, many of us are swift to threaten defamation action. Sydney has a good claim to the title of being the defamation capital of the world. (Privacy is now the claim of choice in London, but that’s another story.) There is enough defamation litigation in Sydney to have specialist lists in the Supreme and District courts …” (more)

[David Rolph, Inforrm’s Blog, 13 December]

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