The Defamation Act 2009 seeks to balance free speech and the freedom of expression against the right to one’s good name and reputation.
Do you think that the Defamation Act 2009 achieves the correct balance?
If you like, suggest how you would make improvements to the Defamation Act 2009.
Please note that you may refer to case law before and after the introduction of the Defamation Act 2009 provided it is relevant to answering the above question. Also, you may refer to the law and cases from outside Ireland, but the main focus should be on the law in Ireland.
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