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In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, "one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial." The following year, after Lipstadt's book was published in the United Kingdom, Irving filed a libel suit against Lipstadt...
Since 2005, Thailand has been in crisis, with unprecedented political instability and the worst political violence seen in the country in decades. In the aftermath of a military coup in 2006, Thailand's press freedom ranking plunged, while arrests for lese-majeste have skyrocketed to levels unknown in the modern world. Truth...
By David Hooper
Reputation or Cover-Up? - top lawyer David Hooper's explanation of what the libel laws are, with an emphasis on recent decisions.
The idea that the law of defamation protects people's reputation is axiomatic, yet there is no coherent legal definition of the concept of reputation. This book develops a new theory of reputation through a comparative analysis of how courts in England, the United States and other common law countries have...