Rights of Personality in Scots Law: A Comparative Perspective
This book considers important trends and issues affecting the law on rights of personality in jurisdictions drawn from the families of common law, civilian law and mixed legal systems. The main focus is on the private law of personality rights but due regard is paid to the impact of constitutional legislation and other instruments protecting human rights.
Contents: Introduction - Reinhard Zimmerman and Niall Whitty; From Actio Iniuriarum to Rights of Personality: The Historical Background in Scots Law - John Blackie, University of Strathclyde; Structuring Protection for Rights of Personality in Scots Law - Elspeth Reid, University of Edinburgh; Protection of Personality Interests in Continental Europe - The Examples of France and Germany, and a European Perspective - Gert Bruggemeier, University of Bremen; Personality Rights in South Africa: Reaffirming Dignity - Jonathon Burchell, University of Cape Town; Personality Rights and English Law - Hazel Carty, University of Manchester; Personality Rights and Human Rights - Jim Murdoch, University of Glasgow; Does Intellectual Property have Personality? - David Vaver, University of Oxford; The Scots Law on Defamation: Is There a Need for Reform? - Kenneth Norrie, University of Strathclyde; Personality, Privacy and Autonomy in Medical Law - Graeme Laurie, University of Edinburgh; A Rights of Personality Database - Charlotte Waelde, University of Edinburgh; A Hitchhiker's Guide to Personality Rights in Scots Law, Mainly with Regard to Privacy - Hector L MacQueen, University of Edinburgh.
|Publisher:||Dundee University Press|
|Author(s)||Whitty, N and Zimmerman, R|