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Freedom of Expression in the European Union

Woods, L (2006) 'Freedom of Expression in the European Union.' European Public Law, 12. pp. 371-401. ISSN 1354-3725


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There has been much discussion about the extent to which the jurisprudence of the EU courts gives adequate protection to human rights and, in particular, reflects the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. This article aims to add to the discussion by providing a review of the EU courts decisions in respect of one particular human right, freedom of expression, to assess the EU courts? consistency of decision making on this issue and their consistency with the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights. The review will result in a better understanding of the scope of freedom of expression within the European Union, as well as the weight accorded to this right. Further, in focussing in depth on one human right, this article will provide a detailed and nuanced picture of the level of protection awarded to human rights than a general overview might provide

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 11:09
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 13:32

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