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Commentary on Law of Defamation, Damages, Malicious Prosecution (Along with Pre-Trial Media Publications and Parliamentary Privileges)

Commentary on Law of Defamation, Damages, Malicious Prosecution (Along with Pre-Trial Media Publications and Parliamentary Privileges)

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The Law of Defamatiion protects reputation of individuals by holding liable any one who wrongfully impairs his reputation. As per McGrer, damages are the pecuniary compensation, obtainable by success is an action, for a wrong. Instant edition is rather a new book in new form than that of a new edition, because the contents having been recast and enlarged with the modern requirements of the law in hand. So for so, the revised edition is a detail, critical and up-to-date presentation of the subject concerned, and has been thoroughly re-examined in the light of latest judicial pronoucements. Apart from this we have given extensive coverage to mass media, and cyber defamation etc., in chpater forms. Two new units i.e., "Pre-Trial Media Publications" and "Parliamentary Privileges" have also been annexed.
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Contents
Part - I : Law Relating to Defamation
Chapter

I.     Introduction
II.    Defamation - Generally
III.   Defamation - The Global Perspectives
IV.   Mass Media and Global Defamatioin Laws
V.    Reynolds Privilege and Common Law Defamation
VI.   Publication
VII.  Malice
VIII. Justification
IX.   Privilege Absolute
X.    Qualified Privilege
XI.   Fair Comment
XII.  Cyber Defamatiion
XIII.  Procedure and Prosecution
XIV.  Damages
XV.   Application for Judicial Review - Damages in
Part - II : Law Relating to Malicious Prosecution
I.    Principle Governing Malicious Prosecution
II.   Proof
III.  Prosecution
IV.  Want of Reasonable and Probable cause and Malice
V.   Damages in Malicious Prosecution
VI.  Vicarious Liabillity
Part - III : Law Relating to Contempt of Court
I.   Introduction
II.  Concept and Genesis of Contempt of Court
III. Contempt of Court Generally
Part - IV : Pre-Trial Medial Publications
I.    Freedom of Expression and Contempt - Due Process to Protect Liberty
II.   Media Publications if Pre Judicial
III.  Mandrid Principles and Pre-Trial Publications
IV.  Prejudicial Publications After Arrest
V.   Arrest for Serious Offences - Effect of 24 Hour Rule
Part - V : Parliamentary Privileges Breach and Contempt of
I.    Freedom of Speech in Parliament
II.   Preliminary Priviles - Positiion in India
Appendixe
1.    Lord Cambell's Libel Act, 1843
2.    Defamation Act, 1952
3.    Fox's Libel Act, 1792
4.    The Parliamentary Papers Act, 1840
5.    The Libel Act, 1845
6.    The Newspaper Libel and Regstration Act, 1881
7.    The Law of Libel Amendment Act, 1881
8.    The Slander of Woman Act, 1891
9.    Indian Penal Code, 1860
10.  The Parliamentary Procedure (Protection of Publication) Act, 1956
11.  Criminal Procedure Code, 1973
12.  Contempt of Courts Act, 1971
13.  The Criminal Libel Act, 1891
14.  Judicial Proceddings (Regulation of Report) Act, 1926
15.  The Newspaper, Printers and Reading Room Repeal Act, 1869
16.  False Imprisonment, Suit for Compensation
17.  Stamp Duties on Newspapers Act, 1836
18.  Law Reform (Married Women and Tortfeasors) Act, 1935
19.  Limitation Act, 1963
20.  Wireless Telegrapy Act, 1949
21.  Representation of the People Act, 1951
22.  Representation of the People Act, 1949
23.  Constitution of India
24.  Model Form
Index
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