The Law Of Privacy And The Media: Main Work And Second Cumulative Supplement

Paperback | January 26, 2006

EditorMichael Tugendhat, Iain Christie

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A specialist team of barristers from Five Raymond Buildings (the media, entertainment and human rights chambers) have come together to write this timely consideration of the rapidly developing law of privacy in England and Wales. The book considers how the law protects the publication ofpersonal information without undermining the fundamental principle of freedom of expression. Although intended as a practitioners' guide to the law, it includes a consideration of comparative and international jurisprudence, as well as leading academic writings on the subject, in order to elaborate the principles upon which privacy rights are based. These may helpfully guide the developmentof English law in the years ahead. At the heart of the book is an explanation of existing causes of action which may be used to protect personal privacy and practical advice on defences and remedies that may be available. It is recognized that recent legislation, most notably the Data Protection Act1998 and the Human Rights Act 1998, has had a significant impact on the law in this area and full consideration is given to their application. A vast range of case law is also analysed, including the House of Lords judgment in Naomi Campbell v MGN Ltd, the European Court of Human Rights judgment inVon Hannover v Germany, and the Court of Appeal judgment in Douglas v Hello!. The Law of Privacy and the Media is essential reading for all those who act for or against the media, as well as all those with a general interest in the subject. The inclusion of the second cumulative supplement in this set brings the complete work up to date to August 2005.

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A specialist team of barristers from Five Raymond Buildings (the media, entertainment and human rights chambers) have come together to write this timely consideration of the rapidly developing law of privacy in England and Wales. The book considers how the law protects the publication ofpersonal information without undermining the fund...

Sir Michael Tugendhat was educated at Ampleforth College, at Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, where he was a scholar and read Classics and Philosophy, at Yale University, on a Henry Fellowship, and at the Hague Academy of International Law, at both of which he studied International Law. He is Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jers...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.62 inPublished:January 26, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

MAIN WORKI Sources, Principles, and Rights1. Mark Warby QC, Iain Christie, and Adam Wolanski: History and Background2. Sir Michael Tugendhat, Anna Coppola, and Professor Tony Smith: Principles and Sources3. Desmond Browne QC, Anna Coppola, Sara Mansoori, and Sapna Jethani: Privacy RightsII Personal Information4. Sir Michael Tugendhat, Matthew Nicklin, Godwin Busuttil, and Professor Tony Smith: Publication of Personal Information5. Sir Michael Tugendhat, David Sherborne, Jonathan Barnes, and Professor Tony Smith: Data Protection and the MediaIII Causes of Action6. Mark Warby QC, Stephen Bate, Godwin Busuttil, and Adam Speker: Privacy and Confidentiality7. Sir Michael Tugendhat, Alexandra Marzec, and Adrienne Page QC: Privacy and Defamation8. Stephen Bate, Andrew Monson, Jacob Dean, and Christina Michalos: Privacy, Copyright, and Moral RightsIV Defences9. James Price QC, Mark Warby QC, Stephen Bate, and Sara Mansoori: Justification and DefencesV Remedies10. James Price QC, Iain Christie, David Sherborne, and Jacob Dean: RemediesVI Issues of Special Interest to the Media11. Justin Rushbrooke and William Bennett: Freedom of Information and Newsgathering12. Andrew Monson: Privacy and the Administration of Justice13. David Sherborne and Sapna Jethani: The Privacy Codes14. Richard Parkes and Adam Wolanski: Protection of Journalistic MaterialSECOND CUMULATIVE SUPPLEMENTThe Supplement follows the same structure as the main work, with each contributor providing updates to their chapter(s), carefully referenced to the relevant paragraph of the main work.

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`This is the first edition of a major work that is likely to become the main guide for those concerned with the development of the law of privacy insofar as it affects the media.'Computer Law and Security Report