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Privacy and libel law : the clash with press freedom

Paul. Tweed

c2012

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  • Title:
    Privacy and libel law : the clash with press freedom
  • Author: Paul. Tweed
  • Description: Background to the controversy - differences in attitudes towards "freedom of speech" in the US and UK -- Development of libel law in the USA -- Increased media attention on defamation and privacy -- The clamour for reform -- The developing laws of privacy -- A decade of press intrusions -- The press on trial -- Access to justice -- The battle for privacy -- An international perspective -- Intellectual property and other rights -- Who guards the guardians? -- Conclusion.
    "Privacy and Libel Law: The Clash with Press Freedom discusses the different approaches to the law of libel and privacy on either side of the Atlantic and the Rachel Ehrenfeld case that generated the lobbying campaign that eventually resulted in President Obama signing the SPEECH Act into law in the US."--From p. 4 of cover.
  • Local Note: acq2014com
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: Haywards Heath : Bloomsbury Professional
  • Format: xix, 148 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781847669025 (pbk.);ISBN 1847669026 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Libel and slander -- Great Britain; Privacy, Right of -- Great Britain; Freedom of the press -- Great Britain
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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