Spring 2000 King of the Swingers
In Borneo’s forests conservationists are running a scheme to re-introduce orphaned orang-utans into the wild.
Tuesday 03 October 2000 Privacy and the right to know
Celebrities should be aware, says Amber Melville-Brown, their private life is under an increasing threat of invasion
Winter 2000 Dinner is served
Amber Melville-Brown decided that the average African safari was too tame, but she had not counted on such a close encounter with the local wildlife
MEDIA LAW Friday 15 September 2000 Media law By Amber Melville-Brown, Finers Stephens Innocent, London The book, the footballer, his wife and their lawyers
Last week, Mr and Mrs Beckham - England and Manchester United footballer David and his Spice Girl pop-star wife Victoria - sought to prevent publication of various passages of an unauthorised biography written by Andrew Morton and to be published by Michael O'Mara Books. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/general/
Tuesday 11 July 2000 When is free speech and invasion of privacy?
Tuesday 18 July 2000 To libel or not to libel? The US v the UK
MEDIA LAW Friday 07 July 2000 Media law By Amber Melville-Brown, Finers Stephens Innocent, London Cyber balance Are fundamental human rights incompatible with modern technology - or can the two co-exist?
The implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 is likely to have a large impact on all aspects of law, perhaps none more so than in the areas of defamation and media law. At a recent IBC Conference in London, the effect of the Human Rights Act on media law was discussed by a panel of solicitors, barristers and judiciary. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/general/
High-profile egos preserved Friday 07 July 2000 High-profile egos preserved Reputations Under Fire: Winners and Losers in the Libel Business By David Hooper Little, Brown, 25 Amber Melville-Brown
'In the 16th century, seditious libel could result in the loss of a right hand, and slander in the removal of ears - presumably to prevent the slanderer from picking up any more gossip.' I didn't know that. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/general/
MEDIA LAW Thursday 17 February 2000 Chapter and verse on the media. Book review Copyright and Media Law 1999
Test of character -- a week after the government announced fu ll implementation of the Defamation Act 1996, we look at a series of efforts aimed at updating what has long been seen as an archaic system Thursday 17 February 2000 AMBER MELVILLE-BROWN SEES REFORM AT LAST IN DEFAMATION LAW AFTER CENTURIES OF LITTLE CHANGE, AND POINTS OF FUTURE TRENDS
'Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of -- for credit is like fire: when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again.' Socrates' words have spanned centuries. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/general/