PAST EVENT: 28 June: Injunctions are a necessary evil: Privacy, free speech and a feral press
June 28: Injunctions are a necessary evil: Privacy, free speech and a feral press
10 Jun 11

Date: Tuesday 28 June 2011
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE, New Academic Building
Speakers: Max Mosley, David Price, Hugh Tomlinson and Suzanne Moore
Chair: Jo Glanville

A public debate to celebrate the launch of the new issue of Index on Censorship magazine, Privacy is dead! Long live privacy. Index editor Jo Glanville chairs a panel featuring Hugh Tomlinson QC, who represents Ryan Giggs, former F1 president Max Mosley, Imogen Thomas’ lawyer David Price and Suzanne Moore columnist for the Daily Mail and the Guardian who will discuss gagging orders, tabloid intrusion and the right to a private life.

  • * Are injunctions a means to uphold our human rights or an unjust anachronism after the recent Twitter exposés?
  • * Should Article 10, the right to freedom of expression, trump Article 8, the right to respect for a private life?
  • * Are celebrities’ personal lives fair game?
  • This event is now sold out but LSE will be operating a returns queue situated outside the Sheikh Zayed Theatre. Any seats left empty by ticketholders will be filled by those in the returns queue shortly before the start of the event. Entry via the returns queue is not guaranteed.

    There will be a live videolink of this event to the Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building. Entry to the videolink will be on a first come, first served basis with no ticket required. Doors will open from around 6pm.