The Comparative Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression
33 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2010 Last revised: 30 Aug 2017
Date Written: July 1, 2010
Freedom of expression is among the most widely protected of constitutional rights. This chapter, written for a Research Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Law canvasses freedom of expression in a wide range of modern democracies. The chapter focuses, first, on the conceptual structure of rights of freedom of expression and, second, upon substantive conceptions of ‘freedom of expression’.
Keywords: comparative constitutional law, freedom of expression, freedom of speech
JEL Classification: K00, K19, K39
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