‘Defamation, the Galapagos Islands Division of the law of torts’

“Discussing themes in the law of Tort in (2007) 81 Australian Law Journal 609, 615 (via StuDoc), Mr Justice David Ipp (pictured left), then a judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and later a judge of the Court of Appeal of New South Wales, described the law of defamation as ‘the Galapagos Islands Division of the law of torts’. The tort of defamation has evolved all on its own …” (more)

[Eoin O’Dell, Cearta, 9 October]

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