Privacy in English law
Privacy in English law is a rapidly developing area of English law that considers in what situations an individual has a legal right to informational privacy - the protection of personal or private in...
Injunctions in English law
Injunctions in English law are a legal remedy which prevents an individual or group from beginning or continuing an action which threatens or breaches the legal rights of another. Injunctions can also...
2011 British privacy injunctions controversy
The British privacy injunctions controversy began in early 2011, when London-based tabloid newspapers published stories about anonymous celebrities that were intended to flout what are commonly (but n...
Wainwright v Home Office
Wainwright and another (Appellants) versus Home Office (Respondents) [2003] UKHL 53; [2003] 3 WLR 1137 is an English tort law case concerning the arguments for a tort of privacy, and the action for ba...
Kaye v Robertson
Kaye v Robertson [1991] FSR 62 is a case in English law, expressing the view that there is no common-law right to privacy in English law.
The case involved Gorden Kaye, a well-known actor, who suf...
Absolute privilege in English law
Absolute privilege is a complete defence to an action for defamation in English law. If the defence of absolute privilege applies it is irrelevant that a defendant has acted with malice, knew informat...
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Attorney General v Guardian Newspapers Ltd
Attorney General v Observer Ltd [1990] is an important English tort law case on breach of confidentiality. It also raised questions of the interests of public policy and freedom of expression under t...
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides for the right to marry.
Mosley v United Kingdom
Mosley v United Kingdom [2011] 53 E.H.R.R. 30; was a 2011 decision in the European Court of Human Rights regarding the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. An a...
Super-injunctions in English law
Super-injunctions in English law refer to a type of injunction in English tort law that prevent publication of the thing that is in issue and also prevents the reporting of the fact that the injunctio...
Gillan and Quinton v United Kingdom
Gillan and Quinton v United Kingdom was a decision by the European Court of Human Rights that ruled that the United Kingdom's stop and search powers without reasonable suspicion under the Terrorism Ac...
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights provides a right to respect for one's "private and family life, his home and his correspondence", subject to certain restrictions that are "in acco...
Misuse of private information in English law
Misuse of private information in English law is a new tort (civil offence) that English courts recognised in the case Campbell v. MGN Ltd.
Max Mosley v United Kingdom
Mosley v United Kingdom [2011] 53 E.H.R.R. 30; was a 2011 decision in the European Court of Human Rights regarding the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. An a...
Mosley v News Group Newspapers Limited
Mosley v News Group Newspapers [2008] EWHC 1777 (QB) was an English High Court case in which the former President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, Max Mosley, challenged the News of t...
Mosley v News Group Newspapers Limited - Wikipedia
CTB v News Group Newspapers
CTB v News Group Newspapers is an English legal case between Manchester United player Ryan Giggs, given the pseudonym CTB, and defendants News Group Newspapers Limited and model Imogen Thomas. On 14 A...
CTB v News Group Newspapers - Wikipedia
Breach of confidence in English law
Breach of confidence in English law is an equitable doctrine which allows a person to claim a remedy where their confidence has been breached. A duty of confidence arises when confidential information...
Giles Coren
Giles Coren (born 29 July 1969) is an English columnist and restaurant critic for The Times and has contributed to various publications including the Independent on Sunday, Tatler and GQ. He was named...
Giles Coren - Wikipedia
Data Protection Act 1998
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which defines UK law on the processing of data on identifiable living people. It ...
Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd
Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd [2004] UKHL 22 was a House of Lords decision regarding human rights and privacy in English law.
Well-known model Naomi Campbell was photographed leaving a re...
Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd - Wikipedia
Neuberger Committee
The Neuberger Committee was a committee set up to examine the law and practice surrounding so-called super-injunctions in English law. It reported in May 2011.