“Judge Robert Sack is the leading expert on the Law of Defamation. His book is, or should be at the elbow of every lawyer who practices media law.”
– James C. Goodale, Debevoise & Plimpton
“Absolutely indispensible for the specialist and general practitioner alike.”
– Arthur R. Miller, Harvard Law School
“The standard text in the field against which all others must be judged.”
– Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel
“It is surely the essential text on this complex subject.”
– P. Cameron deVore, Davis Wright
Written by a current U.S. Court of Appeals judge and member of the adjunct faculty of Columbia Law School who practiced media law at the highest level for more than thirty years, Sack on Defamation gives you comprehensive, practical legal guidance. It fully covers the basic elements of a defamation claim:
Sack on Defamation also pinpoints practical legal issues vital to your clients, helping you understand when “truth” is not a defense • insults and name-calling cross the line into defamation • accurate repeating of another’s statements can be actionable • “public disclosure of private facts” becomes actionable • statements of “opinion” are not protected • and defamatory communications are privileged.
Sack on Defamation provides practice insight into how to:
This time-tested title offers strategic guidance for both sides, integrating coverage of recently emerging Internet and social media issues.