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This podcast series considers the developing English law of privacy. The series is split into two parts, part one begins with an overview of recent developments in this area before Thomas Bennett, Media Law Module Leader at BPP Law School examines the relevance and importance of third party interests in privacy cases in light of the case of K v News Group Newspapers Ltd. In part two Paul Mora, Lecturer at BPP Law School, discusses the right to privacy and advance notification following the case of Mosley v United Kingdom.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand why the topic of privacy continues to remain the subject of ongoing debate;
  • Appreciate how the case of K v News Group Newspapers contributes to the evolving body of case law in this area;
  • Have analysed the ECHR’s decision in Mosley v UK and its implications for future cases;
  • Understand the impact the above cases have had on the media law landscape.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • American Cyanamid Co v Ethicon Co [1975] A.C. 396;
  • Biriuk v Lithuania (2008) E.C.H.R. 1528 at [23];
  • Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd [2004] UKHL 22; [2004] E.M.L.R. 15;
  • Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee [2004] UKHL 44; [2005] E.M.L.R. 1 at [15];
  • ETK v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 439; (2011) 108(18) L.S.G. 18;
  • European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.8, art.10;
  • Goodwin v United Kingdom (2002) 35 E.H.R.R. 18;
  • K v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 439; [2011] 1 W.L.R. 1827 (CA (Civ Div));
  • LNS v Persons Unknown [2010] EWHC 119 QB; [2010] E.M.L.R. 16;
  • M. Hunt, “The ‘Horizontal Effect’ of the Human Rights Act” [1998] P.L. 423;
  • G. Phillipson, “The Human Rights Act, ‘Horizontal Effect’ and the Common Law: a Bang or a Whimper?” (1999) 62 M.L.R. 824;
  • McKennitt v Ash [2006] EWCA Civ 1714; [2008] Q.B. 73;
  • Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] E.M.L.R. 20;
  • Murray v Express Newspapers Plc [2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 W.L.R. 1360;
  • Neulinger v Switzerland (41615/07) (2010) 28 B.H.R.C. 706 ECtHR;
  • Observer and Guardian v United Kingdom (13585/88) (1992) 14 E.H.R.R. 153 at [60];
  • OPQ v BJM [2011] EWHC 1059 (QB);
  • Peck v United Kingdom (44647/98) [2003] E.M.L.R. 15; (2003) 36 E.H.R.R. 41 at [99];
  • Peter Carey, Data Protection: A Practical Guide to UK and EU Law, 3rd edn (Oxford University Press, 2009) p.154;
  • Press Standards, Privacy and Libel (Second Report of Session 2009–10, HC 362-I);
  • Re S (A Child) [2004] UKHL 47; [2005] 1 A.C. 593;
  • Robin White and Claire Ovey, Jacobs, White & Ovey, The European Convention on Human Rights, 5th edn (Oxford University Press, 2010);
  • Von Hannover v Germany (59320/00) (2005) 40 E.H.R.R. 1 ECtHR at [76]);
  • ZH (Tanzania) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] UKSC 4; [2011] 2 W.L.R. 148.

In this two-part CPDcast series Paul Mora and Thomas Bennett, lecturers and media law specialists from BPP Law School discuss the controversial subject of privacy. In part one, Thomas Bennett examines the case of K v News Group Newspapers Ltd concerning the relevance and importance of third party interests in privacy cases. In part two, Paul Mora provides an analysis of the ECtHR judgment in the case of Mosley v United Kingdom regarding the right to privacy and advance notification.

Podcast recorded: 29th March 2012

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