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Freedom of Speech & Defamation in an "Alternative Facts World" | 30 March 2017

  • Marque Lawyers 343 George Street Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

Post-truth, alternative facts, Russian hacking, fake news...has technology trumped defamation legislation? Our panel of speakers review recent decisions both in Australia (Toben v Nationwide News Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 296; Google Inc v Trkulja [2016] VSCA 333) and around the increasingly shrinking globe.


Justice Lucy McCallum, Defamation List Judge, Supreme Court of NSW
Professor D K Rolph, University of Sydney
Sandy Dawson SC, Barrister
Matthew Richardson, Barrister
Richard Ackland, Justinian, Gadfly, Gazette of Law and Journalism and the Guardian
Kate McClymont, Sydney Morning Herald
Michaela Whitbourn, Sydney Morning Herald
Chair: Judge Gibson (Co-Chair of the ILS Comparative Law Committee)

Date 30 March 2017 Time 4.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Venue Marque Lawyers
Level 4, 343 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Cost ILS members: $50.00
Non-members: $65.00
Students: $25.00 

RSVP 23 March 2017 (limited places available) Contact