Mar 22, 2019
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is
joined by Marque Lawyers managing partner, Michael
Australia's defamation laws are an ongoing source of debate in professional and political circles, particularly in light of our lack of constitutionally-enshrined protections for free speech. The recent emergence of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have done more than bring allegations of sexual harassment, assault and bullying into the public fore - they have also painted a new picture of defamation law in this country, and highlighted the need for law reform in relation to such misconduct and criminal behaviour, in order to better level the playing field for victims.