Defamation law reconciles the right to reputation with freedom of speech. As a barrister and judge, the Hon Michael McHugh AC KC shaped modern Australian defamation law. Our speakers will discuss some of the leading cases from his illustrious career and the broader issues they raise.
Mr McHugh will then be invited to comment.
Download the paper from this lecture - the Hon Michael McHugh AC KC, the Hon Justice Peter Applegarth AM, Professor David Rolph on Michael McHugh's casebook: enduring issues in defamation.
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