MLL117 Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts T3 2020 Assignment 1 – Defamation Problem-based Written Assignment – Individual DUE DATE AND TIME: PERCENTAGE OF FINAL GRADE: WORD COUNT: Monday, 14 December 2020 by 8.00pm 25% 1500 words (strict word limit) Description The purpose of this task is to develop your legal problem-solving skills by requiring you to analyse defamation principles as they apply to a factual scenario. The ability to identify the legal issues arising in particular factual circumstances, to identify the applicable law, and to apply the law to resolve those issues on the facts, is a key skill you will need for legal practice.