Courting Publicity: Twitter and Television Cameras in Court

By Paul Lambert

Courting Publicity deals with the law surrounding the use of live electronic communications in the court setting. This is an incredibly topical subject that is likely to increase in interest in the future and lead to new legislation and case law. The book examines the impact on the legal process in the UK and those involved with ever-increasing levels of scrutiny, and public attention via new technologies. Contents includes: courts and Twitter cases in various countries, including the US * media rights vs. privacy rights * the Internet * Twitter in court: issues and UK consultation * television cameras in court * the Supreme Court * the effects of Twitter (and the Internet) outside of court * the future.

436 pages

Publication Date: 10/31/2011
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781847669001