March 12, 2012
Questions from last week:
Talking to people in hospital?
What’s the difference between an assignment in copyright law and license
Where would you go on appeal of fact from the Magistrate’s Court?
What court would a Lord Justice sit in?
What are the rules regarding reporting pregnancy?
What are these orders and when are appropriate?
Douglas v. Hallo (2000)
Theakston v. MGN Ltd (2002): photographs
Peck v. UK (2003): privacy in a public place
Princess Caroline von Hannover v. Germany (2004)
Naomi Campbell v. MGN Ltd (2004) (the major case re: privacy)
McKennitt v. Ash (2005)
Murray v. Big Pictures (2008)
Max Mosley v. News Group Newspapers Ltd (2008)
LNS v. Persons Unknown (2010)
Trafigura v. Guardian Newspapers
Ferdinand v. MGN Ltd (2011)
Rio brought a case against Mirror; Mirror had published details about an affair. Judge Nichol came down on side of newspaper.
Spelman v. Express Newspapers Ltd
Princess Caroline von Hannover (2012)
Human Rights Act §12(3)
Article 2 — Everyone’s right to life should be protected by law. Everyone’s life should be protected by the law, except in the case of capital punishment.
Venables and Thompson v. News Group Newspapers Ltd (2001)
Maxine Carr v. News Group Newspapers Ltd (2004)