Compelled Apologies as a Legal Remedy: Some Thoughts from a Civil Law Jurisdiction
23 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2015
Date Written: October 1, 2014
This article examines the question whether civil claimants could be legally entitled to receive apologies from the perspective of a civil law jurisdiction, taking the Netherlands as an example.
Keywords: Apology, legal remedy, civil law, compelled apologies, court-ordered apologies, amende honorable, tort, personal injury, remedies, non-pecuniary interests, freedom of expression, therapeutic jurisprudence
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