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The View from Down Under: Freedom of the Press in Canada

16 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2012  

James Allan

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Date Written: December 14, 2012

Abstract

The author considers the state of freedom of the press in Canada from an Australian perspective. He argues that Australia looks at least as good as Canada on this front, even though Australia has no national bill of rights and Canada has its Charter of Rights.

Keywords: hate speech, defamation bills of rights, Charter of Rights, free speech, freedom of the press

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Allan, James, The View from Down Under: Freedom of the Press in Canada (December 14, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2189250 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2189250

James Allan (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

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