Constitutional Law Wk 4



(Aspects of) Freedom of Speech

de Smith Ch. 25 OR Alder, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Ch 21 ( to p 345)



General

**** Art 10 ECHR

**R v S o S for Home Dept ex p Simms [1999] 3 All ER 400



Defamation...

***Derbyshire CC v Times Newspapers [1993] 1 All ER 1011 and see note at (1994) OJLS 287

**Reynolds v Times Newspapers [1999] 4 All ER 609

... and Parliamentary Privilege

**Hamilton v Al Fayad [1999] 3 All ER 317



Confidentiality

A-G v Jonathan Cape [1976] QB 752

X v Y [1988] 2 All ER 648

**A-G v The Guardian (No 2) [1990] AC 109 (LL Keith & Goff)

***A-G v Blake [2000] 4 All ER 385



Contempt of Court

A-G v. Mulholland [1963] 2 QB 477

Morris v. Crown Office [1970] 2 QB 114

A-G v Hislop [1991] 1 All ER 911

***Contempt of Court Act 1981(ss 1-5; 8; 10;11)

*AG v. Times [1974] AC 273 and see note at (1982) 45 MLR 301

***AG v. English [1983] 1 AC 116

A-G v Guardian Newspapers [1992] 3 All ER 38

A-G v ITB [1995] 2 All ER 370

A-G v MGB [1997] 1 All ER 456

A-G v Associated Newspapers [1993] 2 All ER 535

Secretary of State v. Guardian Newspapers [1985] AC 339

R v Morgan-Grampian [1990] 2 All ER 1

Saunders v Punch [1998] 1 All ER 234

Camelot v Centaur [1998] 1 All ER 251



Obscene Publications, Blasphemy, Incitement to Racial Hatred etc

R v Jordan [1967] Crim L R 483

R. v. Britton [1967] 2 QB 51,

DPP v. Jordan [1977] AC 699

**R. v Gibson [1991] 1 All ER 439

R v Chief Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, ex p Choudhury [1991] 1 All ER 306



Official Secrets Act

R v Ponting [1985] Crim L R 318 ***MacCormick, Questioning Sovereignty pp 29-40