Lyudmila Opryshko, senior associate at Konnov & Sozanovsky, reported at the conference of media lawyers


Ms. Lyudmila Opryshko, senior associate at Konnov & Sozanovsky, reported on the topic of jurisdiction analysis concerning freedom of expression in Internet at the Conference of media lawyers which was held from 25 till 30 of July, 2005 in the Crimea.

The following matters were considered at the conference:

  • analysis of the new edition of the Law «On Deputies Elections» and jurisdiction in election matters;
  • problem questions of using the articles 94, 277 of the Civil Code of Ukraine, analysis of the Europe Council recommendations «On the right of responsibility»;
  • legal regulation of informational distribution in Internet, tactics of Internet-media defense;
  • balancing problems of the right for private life and the right for information;
  • journalists access to litigation materials, presence of media in judicial sittings;
  • problems of journalists and media rights defense while gathering photo-information;
  • application of the law leadership principle while defending the media;
  • practice of the European Court on man's rights by articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on man's rights;
  • journalists rights defense concerning information access.