Recent attempts by the California legislature to prevent abuses by the paparazzi have spotlighted the conflict between freedom of the press, which is considered essential to the survival of a democratic society, and the personal right of privacy, violation of which has proven harmful. This article compares California's Anti-Paparazzi law with proposed federal legislation. The author suggests an appropriate course of action for promoting the most effective form of federal legislation on the issue.
Ashley C. Null,
Anti-Paparazzi Laws: Comparison of Proposed Federal Legislation and the California Law,
22 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 547
Available at: https://repository.uchastings.edu/hastings_comm_ent_law_journal/vol22/iss3/7