David Rolph

The University of Sydney Law School

New Law Building, F10

The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2006

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Defamation by Social Media

Precedent, Vol. 117, pp. 16-21, 2013, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/81
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,046 (18,415)

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Defamation, Social media, Australia, United Kingdom, Anonymity, Internet intermediaries, Internet service providers, Search engines, Publication

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Dirty Pictures: Defamation, Reputation and Nudity

Law Text Culture, No. 10, pp. 101-134, 2006, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/78
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 952 (21,229)

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Tort, Defamation, Reputation, Celebrity, Nudity, Photography, Ridicule, Australia

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Publication, Innocent Dissemination and the Internet after Dow Jones & Co Inc v Gutnick

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 562-580, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/105
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2010
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Tort, Media law, Defamation, Internet, Publication, Publishers, Innocent Dissemination, Internet Service Providers, Search Engines, Liability

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A Critique of the National, Uniform Defamation Laws

Torts Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 207-48, 2008, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2009
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 602 (40,032)
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Defamation, Media law, Law reform, Australia, Choice of law, Tort, Renvoi, Limitation periods, Libel, Slander, Criminal defamation, Standing to sue, Corporations, Defamation of the dead, Defamatory matter, Imputations, Juries, Defences, Justification, Remedies

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Corporations’ Right to Sue for Defamation: An Australian Perspective

Entertainment Law Review, Vol. 22, pp. 195-200, 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/51
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Aug 2011
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 493 (51,746)

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tort, defamation, media law, corporations, standing to sue, Australia, United Kingdom, law reform, national uniform defamation laws, misleading or deceptive conduct, breach of confidence, injurious falsehood, injunctions

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Showing Restraint: Interlocutory Injunctions in Defamation Cases

Media and Arts Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 255-291, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/102
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 428 (61,640)
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tort, defamation, Australia, interlocutory injunctions, equitable principles, public interest, public benefit, freedom of speech, prior restraint, trial by media, reputation, privacy

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Preparing for a Full-Scale Invasion? Truth, Privacy and Defamation

Communications Law Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 3/4, pp. 5-8, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/85
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Nov 2007
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Defamation, Australia, New South Wales, National, uniform defamation laws, Truth, Justification, Defences, Public interest, Public benefit, Privacy, Reputation, Law reform

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No Worries? Employers' Duty of Care for Negligently Inflicted Stress

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 344-356, 2005, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/02
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 380 (71,051)

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Torts, Negligence, Psychiatric harm, Duty of care, Workplace stress, Employer-employee relations, Australia, Comparison with United Kingdom, Interaction of tort and contract

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The Message, Not the Medium: Defamation, Publication and the Internet in Dow Jones & Co Inc v Gutnick

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 263-280, 2002, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/48
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 341 (80,521)
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Defamation, Private international law, Internet; Publication, Jurisdiction, Forum non conveniens, Dow Jones v Gutnick, Globalisation, Freedom of expression

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A Carton of Milk, a Bump to the Head and One Legal Headache: Vicarious Liability in the High Court of Australia

Australian Journal of Labour Law, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 294-305, 2006, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/26
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Mar 2008
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Negligence, Personal injuries, Vicarious liability, Employees, Independent contractors, Australia, Representative agent, Workplace relations

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Are Juries Necessary? The Role of Juries in Defamation Trials

Precedent, No. 92, pp. 10-14, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/66
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 301 (92,645)
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defamation, media law, juries, trials, 'ordinary, reasonable reader', Australia,New South Wales, law reform

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The Interaction of Remedies for Defamation and Privacy

Precedent, Vol. 108, pp. 14-17, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/14
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 283 (99,079)

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privacy, defamation, media law, Australia, remedies, damages, injunctions, law reform

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Uniform at Last? An Overview of Uniform, National Defamation Laws

Precedent, Vol. 76, pp. 35-38, 2006, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/141
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Nov 2008
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Defamation, Torts, Media law, Australia, National, uniform defamation laws, Law reform, Standing, Corporations, Deceased persons, Limitation periods, Juries, Defences, Remedies, Damages

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Irreconcilable Differences? Interlocutory Injunctions for Defamation and Privacy

Media and Arts Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 170-200, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/51
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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privacy, defamation, reputation, injunctions, prior restraint, Australia, United Kingdom, coherence of the law, breach of confidence, vindication, false privacy

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Politics, Privacy and the Public Interest: A Case Study from Australia

THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN THE LIGHT OF MEDIA CONVERGENCE: PERSPECTIVES FROM THREE CONTINENTS, D. Dorr and R. Weaver, eds., De Gruyter: Berlin, pp. 65-87, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/38
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 May 2012
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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public figures, politicians, public interest, Australia, media law, homosexuality

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Looking Again at Photographs and Privacy: Theoretical Perspectives on Law’s Treatment of Photographs as Invasions of Privacy

LAW, CULTURE AND VISUAL STUDIES, A. Wagner, R. Sherwin, eds., Springer: Netherlands, 2013, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/07
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 181 (153,873)

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Media law, Privacy, Breach of confidence, Photography, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Theory

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Towards an Australian Law of Privacy: The Arguments For and Against

Communications Law Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 9-14, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/86
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 179 (155,426)

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privacy, Australia, law reform, technology, human rights, freedom of expression

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Introduction: Reputation, Celebrity and Defamation Law

David Rolph, REPUTATION, CELEBRITY AND DEFAMATION LAW, pp. 1-15, Ashgate: Aldershot and Burlington, 2008, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/41
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2009
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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tort, defamation, media law, reputation, celebrity

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Splendid Isolation? Australia as a Destination for 'Libel Tourism'

Australian International Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 79-95, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/51
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jul 2013
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Defamation, Conflict of laws, Libel tourism, United States, United Kingdom, Australia

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‘It’s a Jungle Out There’: The Legal Implications of Underbelly

Communications Law Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 10-16, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/67
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Jacqueline F Mowbray and David Rolph
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 171 (161,857)

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Underbelly, contempt of court, suppression orders, human rights, extradition, globalisation

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Anonymity and Defamation

SECRECY, LAW AND SOCIETY, G. Martin, R. Scott Bray, M. Kumar, eds, Routledge, UK, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2016
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 157 (174,315)

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Anonymity, Defamation, Media law, Open justice, Privacy, Social media, Australia, England, Canada

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Simple Questions, Difficult Juries: Perversity in Australian Defamation Trials after John Fairfax Publications Pty Ltd v Rivkin

Commercial Law Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 9-20, 2004, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2009
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Defamation, Australia, New South Wales, Juries, Verdicts, Trials, Unreasonableness, Perversity

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The Mechanical Eye: Looking, Seeing, Photographing, Publishing

COURTING THE MEDIA: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON MEDIA AND LAW, pp. 75-98, Geoffrey Sykes, ed., Nova Publishers: New York, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/37
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 150 (181,119)

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privacy, photography, breach of confidence, Australia, United Kingdom

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A Critique of the Defamation Act 2013: Lessons for and from Australian Defamation Law Reform

Communication Law, Vol. 21, No. 4, 116-122, 2016, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/98
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Defamation, Tort, Law reform, Australia, United Kingdom, Serious harm, Corporations, Qualified privilege, Public interest

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An Appetite for Suppression: Non-Publication Orders, Open Justice and the Protection of Privacy

PERSPECTIVES ON PRIVACY: INCREASING REGULATION IN THE USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, Dieter Dorr, Russell L. Weaver, ed., Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Germany, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/65
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2014
Miiko A. Kumar and David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 107 (234,913)

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Suppression orders, Open Justice, Privacy, Media, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand

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Racial Discrimination Laws as a Means of Protecting Collective Reputation and Identity

INDIGENOUS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: A HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, M. Rimmer, ed., Edward Elgar, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/23
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 96 (253,026)

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Defamation, hate speech, racial vilification, racial discrimination, indigenous people, media law, freedom of speech

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Playing Away from Home: Sportspeople, Privacy and the Law

Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal, Vol.6, pp. 35-62, 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/74
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 93 (258,210)

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Media law, Sports law, Sportspeople, Australia, United Kingdom, Defamation, Reputation, Breach of confidence, Law reform

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Rebel Wilson's Pitch Perfect Defamation Victory

(2018) 29(2) Entertainment Law Review 37, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/32, UWA School of Law Research Paper No. 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 May 2018
David Rolph and Michael Douglas
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 90 (263,712)

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defamation, damages, economic loss, conflict of laws, tort law, Australia, loss of opportunity, celebrity, grapevine effect

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The Ordinary, Reasonable Search Engine User and the Defamatory Capacity of Search Engine Results in Trkulja V Google Inc

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 601-611 , 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/02
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
David Rolph
The University of Sydney Law School
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Tort law, Defamation, Internet intermediaries, Search engines, Publication, Defamatory capacity, Australia