Tuesday 23 November 1999 There’s no right to a reputation
Should public figures be protected from press scrutiny? Are politicians fair game for the media in their capacity as watchdogs? Whose interest is being served in the UK’s libel courts?
Conditional feelings -- the potential for widespread application of conditional fee arrangements will be explored in a major session at the Law Festival in October.
Some solicitors have already waded into the CFA waters. Wednesday 08 September 1999 AMBER MELVILLE-BROWN SEES REFORM AT LAST IN DEFAMATION LAW AFTER CENTURIES OF LITTLE CHANGE, AND POINTS OF FUTURE TRENDS
Conditional fees are now a firmly established part of the legal landscape…. Ms B's solicitor, Amber Melville-Brown, says this was a case that would otherwise have been done pro bono. Fiona Bawdon http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/general/
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 17 November 1999 Political speech does not attract a separate qualified privilege defence in defamation proceedings
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 06 October 1999 Freedom of the press or the right to privacy: which will win out in the ensuing battle?
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 25 August 1999 Contempt of Court, Abdelbasser Ali Mohammed Al Maghrahi and Al Amin Khalifa v Times Newspapers Limited and others
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 28 July 1999 The right to speak
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 07 July 1999 Defamation on line, Laurence Godfrey v Demon Internet Limited
MEDIA LAW Tuesday 03 June 1999 Defamation in the era of Woolf
MEDIA LAW Wednesday 14 April 1999 UK Libel laws challenge: contravention of the European Court on Human Rights principles of freedom of speech