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Mass media law and legislation
Freedom of the press (do not add law and legislation)
Libel and slander (do not use defamation)
Law Library: Reserve Collection
When you search SOLO for texts you may find - especially if the text is recommended on a reading list - that the location is shown as "Law Library Reserve Collection." Armed with your University Card/Reader's Ticket, please ask for these books at the Reserve Collection desk in the Reading Room and they will be issued to you for use in the Library.
If you are shelf browsing, and interested in English law, the place to start is shelfmark KN343 on level 2. Commentary on English media law are shelved first - then follow sections of books on media law from some of the major common law jurisdictions: Australia (indicated by A8 in the shelfmark) Canada (C1), Ireland (I5), New Zealand (N4) and USA (U4).
As media law is a topic which includes aspects of law from both public and private law, you may also find titles of interest in other sections of the K section on Level 2:
|KM204||Freedom of speech/expression|
|KM207||Freedom of the press|
|KM209||Freedom of Information|
|KM209.P7||Right to privacy / confidentiality|
|KM561.2||Sedition, Subversion, Hate Propaganda|
|KM563.3||Contempt of Court|
|KN30||Tort law in general|
|KN115||Exclusive rights eg .5 performing rights|
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