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2008

Criminal Law

Jurisprudence

Dalhousie Law Journal

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Towards An Equality-Enhancing Conception Of Privacy, Jane Bailey Oct 2008

Towards An Equality-Enhancing Conception Of Privacy, Jane Bailey

Dalhousie Law Journal

Canadian jurisprudence has explicitly recognized the impact of child pornography on the privacy rights of the children abused in its production. In contrast, it has generally not analyzed other forms of harmful expression, such as hate propaganda and obscenity,to be violations of the privacy rights of those targeted. In a previous article, the author suggested that this distinction in the jurisprudence reflected the relative ease with which the privacy interests of the individual children whose abuse is documented inchild pornography meshed with the prevalent Western approach toprivacy as a negative individual liberty against intrusion. Noting the historic role that the …