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Considering the Libel Trial of Émile Zola in Light of Contemporary Defamation Doctrine

By   /  February 18, 2013  /  Defamation, Featured, Torts 

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One of the most interesting aspects of the trial, from the perspective of modern tort law, is the extent to which the legal issues that framed the Zola trial are similar to—even identical to—the issues that frame modern defamation actions. This article highlights some of those similarities. [...]

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