1 CPD Unit in Professional Skills
Date: Thursday 3 September 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenters: Richard Bradshaw - Johnston Withers
Caitlin Walkington - Johnston Withers
The Uniform Defamation Act and the common law (so far as consistent with it) apply to social media and other electronic publications.
By reference to recent cases Richard Bradshaw and Caitlin Walkington will consider particular aspects of defamation law as they affect online publications, including:
-who is a ‘publisher’ and the differences between ‘primary publishers’ and ‘secondary publishers’
-distinct features of online publications and how they can affect defamatory imputations;
-foreshadowed changes to the law.
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