Libel Law, Political Criticism, and Defamation of Public Figures: The United States, Europe, and Australia

Libel Law, Political Criticism, and Defamation of Public Figures: The United States, Europe, and Australia

by Peter Nkrumah Amponsah

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593320119
Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Introduction1
Chapter 1Political Speech and the Concept of Democracy9
Chapter 2Philosophy of Free Speech23
Chapter 3Historical Analysis of the Four Jurisdictions41
Chapter 4Synthesis of Political Speech Cases in the Four Jurisdictions79
Chapter 5Conclusion: Convergence of Political Speech Protections141
Notes151
Bibliography205
Index223

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