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Blackstone's Statutes on Media Law

Fourth Edition

Edited by Richard Caddell and Howard Johnson

22 August 2013

ISBN: 9780199656332

426 pages

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Blackstone's Statute Series

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Market-leading and first choice with students and lecturers, Blackstone's Statutes have a 25-year tradition of trust and quality unrivalled by others, and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority. Relied on by students in exams and for course use since 1987; they set the standard by which other statute books are measured.

  • Unparalleled coverage of media law carefully selected to include all the up-to-date legislation relevant to your course
  • Unannotated primary and secondary legislation, allowing you to take this book into examinations
  • Detailed tables of content and clear layout make it easy for you to locate the legislation you need
  • An Online Resource Centre provides regular updates in this fast-moving area of law, web links, additional legislation, useful supplementary materials, and discussion of key media law cases and issues in the field.

New to this edition

  • Defamation Act 2013;
  • Draft Privy Council Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press (as May 2013);
  • Provisions of Crime and Courts Act 2013 and the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 relating to press self-regulation.

About the Author(s)

Edited by Richard Caddell, Senior Lecturer in Law, Swansea University, and Howard Johnson, LLM Tutor, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University

Richard Caddell is Senior Lecturer in Law at Swansea University

Howard Johnson is an LLM Tutor at Cardiff Law School. His interests range over commercial law, the law of intellectual property and media law.


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