Freedom of expression and defamation : a study of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights / Tarlach McGonagle in collaboration with Marie McGonagle and Ronan Ó Fathaigh ; edited by Onur Andreotti
- Executive summary -- Introducation -- 1. Defining and positioning defamation -- 2. Substantive issues -- 3. Procedural and remedial issues.
- This study examines the details of the European Court of Human Right’s case law on defamation. It explores a range of substantive and procedural issues that the Court has considered, and clarifies the concept of defamation, positioning it in relation to freedom of expression and public debate. It explains how overly protective defamation laws can have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and public debate, and discusses the proportionality of defamation laws and their application.
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- Includes bibliographical references.
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