Privacy Injunctions and the Media

Privacy Injunctions and the Media

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A string of high profile law suits has drawn attention to a rapidly developing and controversial branch of media law a€“ the use of privacy injunctions to restrain publication of information relating to the private lives of individuals. The purpose of this book is to set out the law relating to privacy injunctions, and best practice in relation to seeking or opposing this form of relief. Such best practice is targeted not just at litigators. This book is aimed also at journalists who are the watchdogs of the freedoms of our society, and other organs of the media. The text is broken down into easily manageable sections, with numerous check-lists and quality control protocols. Applications in the Queen's Bench Division (including personal injury), Family Division (including the President's qMedia guidancea€n? and qReporting Restriction Ordersa€n?) and qharassmenta€n? are covered, together with a qjournalists' check-lista€n?. The book reflects the agenda (included in the foreword to the book) set by Lord Neuberger's Report of 2011 (qReport of the Committee on Super-Injunctionsa€n?).A Practice Manual Iain Goldrein ... Indeed, a#39;has to give waya#39; is qualitatively similar to a necessity test. Necessity remains the test for the residual power to order a private hearing under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR 39.2(3)(g)). Also see in this context, In re Guardian News and Media Ltd [2010] 2 WLR 325 at paras 50a€“ 52 and Secretary of State for the Home Department v AP (No 2) [2010] UKSC 26 atanbsp;...

Title:Privacy Injunctions and the Media
Author:Iain Goldrein
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing - 2012-04-13


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