Ireland: When ‘we dance’ to the High Court for an injunction – Eoin O’Dell

13 10 2012

Cover of Melanie Werwoerd 'When We Dance&'  via Liberties Press websiteI have written before on this blog about prior restraints and temporary and permanent injunctions in defamation cases. Not long after the South African Constitutional Court effectively outlawed prior restraint in that jurisdiction (see Print Media South Africa v Minister of Home Affairs [2012] ZACC 22 (28 September 2012); blogged here), I learn that on Wednesday 10 October 2012 Gilligan J in the High Court in Ireland granted temporary injunctions to prevent the sale of a memoir written by the South African partner of a deceased celebrity Irish DJ (cover right): Read the rest of this entry »