Libel Law, Political Criticism, and Defamation of Public Figures: The United States, Europe, and Australia

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Index
Absolutism, 134, 138, 197n. 258199n. 258
Abuse of power, 1, 17, 81
Ad hoc, 116, 125, 134–138, 145, 197n. 258–199n. 258, 202n. 334
Allegation
damaging (serious), 59, 95, 100, 128
elements in libel offense, 43, 122
factual, 59, 94, 100
of malice, 2, 84, 162n. 1
truth of, 55, 57, 98, 173n. 69, 174n. 99, 191n. 123
Analysis
analogical, 39, 79, 184n. 1
case-law, 39, 79, 80, 106, 115
Cohen's, 167n. 77
of Derbyshire (case), 192n. 142
empirical, 157n. 86
legal, 79, 184n
of libel and public officials, 159n
qualitative content, 39, 79, 117, 184n, 185n. 1
of struggles for freedom of speech, 171n. 49
using multiple methods, 3, 5, 6, 39, 202n. 1
Balancing
ad hoc, 125, 134–138, 145, 197n. 258–199n. 258
interests, 5, 125, 128, 134, 138, 177n. 146
method (approach), 115, 116, 136, 137
political speech, 5, 78, 104, 137
preferred position (heightened scrutiny), 116, 134–138, 144, 147, 162n. 1, 167n. 77
test, 61, 67, 83, 188n. 85
Baker, Edwin, 26, 27, 30, 163, 164n
Barendt, Eric
definition of political speech, 9
fundamental liberties, 152n. 8
impact of defamation law, 161n
restriction on political information, 20
Bill of Rights
Britain, 45, 63, 146, 152n. 21, 179n. 164, 194n. 178
common law democracies, 147
United States, 49, 52, 68, 172n. 58
Bladet Tromso, 79, 93–95, 136
Blasi, Vincent, 30
Bollinger, Lee, 34
Bork, Robert, 30, 33, 165n. 57
Brandeis, Justice Louis, 23, 25, 165n. 61
Brennan,
Gerard, 107, 133
William, 33, 54, 81, 82, 131, 186nn. 28, 31
Case Law, 3, 66–69, 136, 202n. 1
Australia, 69, 123
ECHR, 62, 89, 90, 95, 96, 103116, 145
English, 64, 68, 127, 142

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