Right to Privacy in UK Law

  • Irish Sex Offender Laws and the Right to Privacy
    • Nbr. 2-4, December 2011
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    This article provides a general overview of sex offender laws in Ireland and their compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights, namely Article 8, the right to privacy. An analysis of...
  • Right to Privacy Denied by the House of Lords: R v Khan
    • Nbr. 4-4, February 1997
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 349-351
    In R v Khan (Sultan) the House of Lords had to consider the legality of a conviction based on evidence obtained by means of an electronic listening device attached to a private house without the kn...
  • Global ICT‐ethics: the case of privacy
    • Nbr. 6-1, April 2008
    • Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
    • 76-87
    Purpose: The world wide use of information and communication technology (ICT) is one aspect of globalisation. In the ethical discussion of the implications of ICT the right to privacy is in focus. ...
    ......In the ethical discussion of the implications of ICT the right to privacy is in focus.However, ICT-ethics has been developed in a Western context and hence, privacy might be a Westernvalue without relevance in ......
  • A Behavioural Understanding of Privacy and its Implications for Privacy Law
    • Nbr. 75-5, September 2012
    • The Modern Law Review
    This article draws upon social interaction theory (the work of Irwin Altman) to develop a theory of the right to privacy, which reflects the way that privacy is experienced. This theory states that...
    ...... for Privacy Law Kirsty Hughes * This article draws upon social interaction theory (the work of Irwin Altman) to dev elop a theory of the right to privacy,which reflects the way that privacy is experienced. This theory states that the right to privacy is a right to respect for barr iers, ......
  • Private Law Solutions in European Data Protection: Relationship to Privacy, and Waiver of Data Protection Rights
    • Nbr. 28-2, June 2010
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    In this article a possibility of a private law approach to data protection is considered. The main thesis of the contribution is that the European legal order allows only a limited scope of contrac...
  • Electronic Data Interchange, Data Protection and the European Community: Implications for the Banking and Insurance Sectors
    • Nbr. 2-1, February 1994
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 49-57
    Banking and insurance sectors have witnessed an increased use of computers for transferring all types of information. There is no uniformity in the extent to which different Member States of the Eu...
    ...... States of the European Community (EC) protect a data subject's right to privacy. The EC has sought to harmonise the dis-parate laws while ......
  • Assaulting our rights: how domestic violence laws curtail our fundamental freedoms
    • Nbr. 2-3, July 2010
    • Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research
    • 57-60
    The Violence Against Women Act was enacted in the United States in 1994. Fifteen years later, it has become apparent that the law has given rise to numerous violations of fundamental civil rights. ...
    ......These rights include freedom of speech, protection from governmental intrusion, due process, freedom to marry and the right to privacy in family matters, right to parent one’s own children, right to bear arms, right to be secure in their persons (probable-cause for arrest), ......
  • The Exclusion of Improperly Obtained Evidence in Greece: Putting Constitutional Rights First
    • Nbr. 11-3, July 2007
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The
    In contrast with England and Wales, where there is a discretion to exclude improperly obtained evidence, exclusion in Greece is automatic. Article 177 para. 2 of the Code of Penal Procedure mandate...
    ......In addition, article 19 para. 3 of the Constitution prohibits the use of evidence obtained in violation of the right to privacy. Inspired by the rigidity of these exclusionary rules, the rights-centred approach that they reflect and the context of a constitutional criminal ......
  • An Invasion of Privacy: The Media's Involvement in Law Enforcement Activities
    • Nbr. 6-3, January 1999
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 240-251
    Thoreau heartily accepted the motto, ‘that government is best which governs least’. Our forefathers braved treacherous oceans and alien lands emboldened by that belief, after enduring the Crown's h...
    ......That is why, among the many freedoms embodied in our Constitution, the right to privacy was included in the Fourth Amendment to protect individuals from arbitrary intrusion by the state.2 The right has been fundamental to the ......
  • Respecting privacy in care services
    • Nbr. 21-6, November 2019
    • The Journal of Adult Protection
    • 276-284
    Purpose: In care homes concerns about abuse have established a culture where all information pertaining to a person must be shared, and little attention is paid to privacy in its broader sense. The...
    ......The purpose of thispaper is to take a human rights perspective and consider how information governance may impact on thehealth, well-being and quality of life of residents. It proposes a proactive ......
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