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Canadian Supreme Court to decide on new defamation defence

By Steven | April 10, 2008

Leave has been granted for the Canadian Supreme Court to rule on whether Canada will recognise a public interest/responsible journalism defence along the lines of Reynolds in the UK (and related to the Lange cases in NZ and Australia). I discussed the Canadian Court of Appeal decision here. The Canadian decision is likely to be influential in the development of NZ’s law.

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