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Category: Conference papers


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    Privacy and Data Protection: The Legal Framework

    April 25 2014 | Conference papers | By Kirsten Sjøvoll

    Obtaining and disclosing information gives rise to a number of potential legal issues. In addition to possible criminal penalties, there are a number of civil causes of action which may be available to those who feel their private or personal information has been unlawfully obtained, stored, or used. This paper discusses these causes of action.

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    Special educational needs disputes and mediation

    April 17 2014 | Conference papers | By Margaret Doyle

    This paper aims to give a general overview of the use of mediation in the context of challenges against local authority decisions by parents of children with special educational needs (SEN). It briefly describes the main external mechanisms (as opposed to internal complaints procedures) for resolving or determining SEN disputes.

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    Just satisfaction claims for individuals under HRA

    April 17 2014 | Conference papers | By Tim Eicke QC

    The award of just satisfaction is not an automatic consequence of a finding by the

    European Court of Human Rights that there has been a violation of a right guaranteed by the

    European Convention on Human Rights or its Protocols. This paper sets out the formal and substantive requirements for submitting claims for just satisfaction.

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    Freedom of Information and Information Law Issues

    January 20 2014 | Conference papers | By Tim Pitt-Payne QC

    This paper and the associated audio file deals with rights of access to information held by public authorities – especially under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (“EIR”);

    It also covers judicial review in information privacy cases about the retention/disclosure of information by public authorities, involving Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) and/or Article 8 of the Convention.