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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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McNae's Essential Law for Journalists 23rd ed

ISBN13: 9780198809579
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198748359
To be Published: May 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.99

Precise and lucid in its treatment of practical detail, McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is the unrivalled handbook for students of journalism and professionals.

Including pithy summaries, clear cross-references, and hands-on practical advice, McNae's meets the needs of busy journalists who need quick and reliable answers to the questions they face in their day-to-day work, while also providing students with authoritative coverage of key media law topics.

Published in partnership with the National Council for the Training of Journalists as the elemental text for students, and widely used in newsrooms across the UK, McNae's continues to successfully distil the law and make it manageable.

Media and Entertainment Law
Part 1: The Landscape of Law, Ethics and Regulation
1: Introduction
2: Press regulation
3: Broadcast regulation
Part 2: Crime, Courts and Tribunals
4: News-gathering avoiding unjustified intrusion
5: Crime - media coverage prior to any court case
6: Crimes - categories and definitions
7: Magistrates' courts - summary cases
8: Magistrates' courts - the most serious criminal cases
9: Crown courts and appeal courts
10: Juveniles in court proceedings
11: Sexual offences, human trafficking and female genital mutilation
12: Court reporting - other restrictions
13: Civil courts
14: Family courts
15: Open justice and access to court information
16: Challenging the courts
17: Coroners' courts
18: Tribunals and public inquiries
19: Contempt of court
Part 3: Defamation and Related Law
20: Defamation - definitions and dangers
21: The claimant and what must be proved
22: Defences
23: The public interest defence
24: The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
25: Slander, malicious falsehood and obscenity
Part 4: Confidentiality, Privacy and Copyright
26: Breach of confidence
27: Privacy
28: Data protection
29: Copyright
Part 5: Information and Expression
30: The Freedom of Information Act 2000
31: Other information rights and access to meetings
32: Reporting elections
33: Official secrets
34: The journalist's sources and neutrality
35: The risks of being charged with bribery, misconduct, hacking or intercepting
36: The right to take photographs, film and record
37: Northern Ireland
Part 6: Online Chapters
38: The incitement of hate
39: Scotland
40: Terrorism and the effect of counter-terrorism law