Cases: Media Law

Butt v Secretary of State [2019] EWCA Civ 933

  Butt v Secretary of State [2019] concerned libel proceedings brought by Dr Salman Butt complaining of the Home Office’s press release.   The case summary contains 348 words. Keywords: Media Law – Press release – Home Office – Extremism – Article 10 of the ECHR – Freedom of expression – Court of Appeal Facts:…

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Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee [2004] UKHL 44

  Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee [2004] concerned an interim injunction granted by the courts preventing the publication of confidential information prior to trial.   The case summary contains 426 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human Rights – Interim injunction – Publication of confidential information – Freedom of expression – Threshold – House of Lords…

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Dee v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2010] EWHC 924 (QB)

Dee v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2010] concerned an article by the defendant newspaper describing the claimant as “world’s worst tennis professional”.   The case summary contains 334 words. Keywords: Media Law – Tennis player – Article – Action for libel – Newspaper publisher Facts: In Dee v Telegraph Media Group Ltd [2010], the claimant,…

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Fuentes Bobo v Spain [2000] (39293/98) ECHR;

  Fuentes Bobo v Spain [2000] concerned a violation of Article 10 of the ECHR on account of disproportionate sanction applied against the applicant by his employer.   The case summary contains 332 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Producer – Offensive remarks – Dismissal – Article 10 – ECHR – Freedom of…

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Handyside v UK [1976] 12 WLUK 53 ECHR

  Handyside v UK [1976] is a landmark case concerning freedom of expression.   Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Book – Obscenity – Article 10 – Freedom of expression – European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) – Convention – No violation Facts: In Handyside v UK [1976], the applicant book publisher, Mr Handyside, published…

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