TITLE

An Exploration of the Implications of Regina v. Lucas in the Construction of Libel Law in Canada and the United States

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Free Speech Yearbook;1999, Vol. 37, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented which compares the U.S. Supreme Court's presumed response to Regina v. Lucas, a criminal libel case, with that of the Supreme Court of Canada. It offers libel definitions, facts of the case, and court response. It notes that the analysis reveals different commitment to free expression protection for implicative speech employed to protest the behavior of notable person.
ACCESSION #
76451153

 

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