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Media law: Defamation

Subjects: Law

Texts on the English law

Holders of an Oxford SSO have current edition  of Duncan and Neill on Defamation and Other Media and Communication Claims via LexisLibrary.

Defamation: Libel and Slander

Works on English law are shelved in the main Reading Room on Floor 2.

Halsbury's Laws is an authoritative encyclopaedia of law in the England and Wales. The main subject volumes will give you a concise overview of the law, while the footnotes will direct you to the most important cases, legislation and commentary in that area. The print volumes are at K1 in the main Reading Room. Use the Cumulative Supplement to check for any new developments in the law since the volume was printed. OU members can access Halsbury's Laws electronically via Lexis®Library.

General works on the English law of torts are shelved at KN30

Works on media law at KN343 may well include this aspect as a section. In addition books at KN38.2 may also be useful.

Defamation, libel and slander