Capping Defamation Costs and Damages

Nicholas R. Baker

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2004 saw controversial reforms to NSWs defamation laws. Among the proposed reforms that were not enacted were limits to the damages and costs plaintiffs can recover. This article looks at how such financial caps might have worked.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalCommunications Update
Issue number167
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • defamation law
  • tort law
  • media law
  • journalists and the law
  • journalism and the law
  • New South Wales
  • damages and costs


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