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Rights of Personality in Scots Law: A Comparative Perspective

Edited by: Niall Whitty, Reinhard Zimmermann

ISBN13: 9781845860271
Published: June 2009
Publisher: Dundee University Press
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: £55.00



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This book will consider important trends and issues affecting the law on rights of personality in jurisdictions drawn from the families of common law, civilian law and mixed legal systems. The main focus will be on the private law of personality rights but due regard will be paid to the impact of constitutional legislation and other instruments protecting human rights.

Various tables (covering abbreviations, cases, statutes, statutory instruments, legislation, treaties and conventions) and an index are included.

Subjects:
Comparative Law, Scots Law
Contents:
Introduction
Reinhard Zimmerman and Niall Whitty
From Actio Iniuriarum to Rights of Personality: The Historical Background in Scots Law
John Blackie, University of Strathclyde
Structuring Protection for Rights of Personality in Scots Law
Elspeth Reid, University of Edinburgh
Protection of Personality Interests in Continental Europe: The Examples of France and Germany, and a European Perspective
Gert Bruggemeier, University of Bremen
Personality Rights in South Africa: Reaffirming Dignity
Jonathon Burchell, University of Cape Town
Personality Rights and English Law
Hazel Carty, University of Manchester
Personality Rights and Human Rights
Jim Murdoch, University of Glasgow
Does Intellectual Property have Personality?
David Vaver, University of Oxford
The Scots Law on Defamation: Is There a Need for Reform?
Kenneth Norrie, University of Strathclyde
Personality, Privacy and Autonomy in Medical Law
Graeme Laurie, University of Edinburgh
A Rights of Personality Database
Charlotte Waelde, University of Edinburgh
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Personality Rights in Scots Law, Mainly with Regard to Privacy
Hector L MacQueen, University of Edinburgh