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 September 13, 2010  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S.

Rachel McAthy writes:

Stevie Loughrey is a solicitor at law firm Carter-Ruck, which specialises in privacy, slander and defamation, as well as other areas of media, entertainment and international law.

The injunctions granted to Colin Montgomerie and three England footballers in recent weeks have been greeted with the now familiar wailing and gnashing of teeth by various sections of the media, venting their outrage at what they perceive to be the imposition of judge-made privacy law by stealth. They claim this is having a “chilling effect” on investigative journalism and the reporting of matters of public interest. There are a number of flaws with such arguments.


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