Media Law: Defamation and Privacy (LAWS3428 + LAWS5128)

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  • UniversityUniversity of Sydney
  • AreaLaw
  • CourseMedia Law: Defamation and Privacy
  • Course CodeLAWS3428
14 Purchases
73%Verified Grade
  • Authorkar3n
  • Created2016
  • Pages117
  • Approved27 July 2016

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About these notes

The notes draw from the readings and lectures

The notes are very extensive, making them appropriate for use during the final exam

Suitable for LAWS3428 and LAWS5128


I used these notes as my main study preparation and they have been formatted to facilitate easy navigation and quick learning of the essential concepts.  The notes are extremely well structured and can be relied on for study in closed or open book exams. The notes are 117 pages of concise, exam focused material designed to anticipate the sorts of exam questions thereby ensuring that the student only focuses on knowing what is required to do well on the exam.


The major topics covered in these notes include:

  • The Matter Itself
  • Defamation: Preliminary Issues
  • P’s Case: Liability For Defamation
  • Defamatory Material
  • Of And Concerning The P (Identification)
  • Published By D
  • Defences To Defamation
  • Statutory Qualified Privilege
  • Defence Of Qualified Privilege
  • Implied Freedom Of Speech And Comment On Political & Public Matters (Lange Qualified Privilege) [½ Defence]
  • Defence Of Fair Comment & Honest Opinion
  • Statutory Defences Of Honest Opinion



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