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Title Rights of personality in Scots law : a comparative perspective / editors, Niall R. Whitty and Reinhard Zimmermann
Published Dundee [Scotland] : Dundee University Press, 2009

Subject Heading Personality (Law) -- Scotland
Privacy, Right of -- Scotland
Note Rights of personality in Scots law : issues and options / Niall R. Whitty and Reinhard Zimmermann -- Unity in diversity : the history of personality rights in Scots law / John Blackie -- Overview of rights of personality in Scots law / Niall R. Whitty -- Protection of personality rights in the modern Scots law of delict / Elspeth Reid -- Protection of personality interests in continental Europe : the example of France, Germany and Italy, and a European perspective / Gert Brüggemeier -- Personality rights in South Africa : re-affirming dignity / Jonathan Burchell -- Personality rights and English law / Hazel Carty -- Does intellectual property have personality? / David Vaver -- The Scots law of defamation : is there a need for reform? / Kenneth McK Norrie -- Personality, privacy and autonomy in medical law / Graeme Laurie -- A rights of personality database / Charlotte Waelde and Niall R. Whitty -- A hitchhiker's guide to personality rights in Scots law, mainly with regard to privacy / Hector L. MacQueen
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Summary This title considers topical issues relating to rights of privacy and other rights of personality in Scots private law in its unique historical and comparative context as Europe's only 'mixed' (Roman/English) system of private law. Themes include the creation of a system of private law rights of personality; the introduction of rights of privacy; the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights; the debate on rights of publicity; and the operation of personality rights in important specific areas of law such as intellectual property and medical law
Note Oxford University Press University Press Scholarship Online Edinburgh Scholarship Online
Other Author Whitty, Niall R.
Zimmermann, Reinhard, 1952 October 10-
ISBN 1845862120 (electronic bk.)
9781845862121 (electronic bk.)
9781474406253 (electronic bk.)
1474406254 (electronic bk.)
9780748699544 (electronic bk.)
0748699546 (electronic bk.)
Physical Description 1 online resource (lxvi, 614 pages)

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