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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Cover of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
Price: £120.00

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The Law of Human Rights and Media

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ISBN13: 9780421780200
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Publication Abandoned

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This book isolates the themes of privacy, freedom of thought, conscience, religion, expression, assembly and association in light of the Human Rights Act 1998. Each theme is presented and discussed with specific reference to media and entertainment lawyers, for whom the law on these areas is of extreme importance and yet is still unclear.

The work includes detailed coverage of new case law emerging in this area, and compares the treatment of the UK position with other jurisdictions.

  • Provides specialist treatment of the impact of the Human Rights Act on media law
  • Includes in-depth analysis of the new rights incorporated in the Act from Articles 8, 9 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Examines the developing conflict between privacy and freedom of information.

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Media and Entertainment Law
Interpretation of Convention rights.
Effect of Convention rights on UK law.
Acts of 'public authorities'.
Who can bring proceedings.
Limitation period.
Principle of proportionality.
Scope of article 8 privacy right.
Scope of article 9 privacy right.
Scope of article 11 freedom of expression rights.
Scope of article 11 assembly and association rights.