Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt
Since the last edition of Arlidge & Eady on Contempt there has been a vast amount of case law in the area of contempt. The new edition has therefore been substantially updated, ensuring that the book remains at the forefront of contempt law literature, and now forms part of the highly-respected Common Law Library. Highly topical, dealing as it does with the implications for journalism, this book includes an analysis and comparison of the law in Scotland. Fully revised and updated text, dealing with the latest case law and periodical literature. Chapter focusing on the constitutional dimensions, including the European Convention on Human Rights. Appendix contains useful precedents.
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