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Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Article notes that acts of defamatory can attract both civil & criminal liability, depending on their nature & seriousness.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case where a tourist won a defamation case against a broadcaster who reported that the tourist threw a coward punch.
Gilchrist Connell
The Court awarded a lawyer $750,000 in defamation damages against a woman who gave his firm a bad review on Google.
HHG Legal Group
The case shows the Court's willingness to crack down on reputational attacks made through digital communication pathways.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 12, 2020, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its long-awaited final report on Defamation Law in the Internet Age...
Rogers Partners LLP
The plaintiff, Philip Cornish, a criminal defence lawyer, commenced a claim against the OPP and two of its Officers for negligent investigation.
DLA Piper
Canadian courts have a reputation of awarding relatively modest damage awards in tort cases, especially when compared to our neighbours to the South.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) released its decision in Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
In Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205, the plaintiffs sued anonymous posters on a website called ("Stockhouse") for publishing defamatory content about them
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The law has struggled to balance the right to freedom of expression ingrained in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms with protecting the public...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
L'article de Lexology sur le droit du commerce électronique au Canada (en anglais seulement) est le petit nouveau de notre liste de publications.
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Η δυσφήμιση διέπεται από τα άρθρα 17 μέχρι 24 του Περί Αστικών Αδικημάτων Νόμου Κεφ.148 (εφεξής «ΠΑΑΝ»).
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper aims to provide insight to a type of damages, i.e. 'exemplary damages', which is awarded by the judiciary on not so frequent occasions. This is followed by a comparison with various other types of damages.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court vide its judgement dated December 10, 2019, has clarified the position of intermediaries under Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 prior to its amendment.
Withers LLP
For any press officer or communications professional when being approached for comment on a potentially damaging story...
United States
Butler Snow LLP
It is well known that small businesses often live or die by word-of-mouth advertising.
Venable LLP
On November 19, 2019, the California Court of Appeal held that comments made by celebrity actor Shia LaBeouf in a private and isolated dispute...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mark Walker, member partner in our El Paso office, authored a white paper on Texas Anti-SLAPP law.
Venable LLP
A circuit court in Cook County, Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of Crain Communications (a publishing company)...
Venable LLP
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a case against BuzzFeed, an internet media company
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