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n Without Prejudice - Criminal defamation : encouraging silence : criminal law

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Abstract

There are persuasive arguments in favour of scrapping the offence of criminal defamation. Perhaps the most cogent is that it poses a significant threat to freedom of expression, a threat that is particularly difficult to justify given that there is an effective civil remedy to compensate those who suffer injury to their reputations.

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2009-06-01
2016-12-04
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