The Transatlantic Dimension of the Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights Online

The Italian Review of International and Comparative Law, no. 1/2021

34 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2022

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Oreste Pollicino

Bocconi University - Department of Law

Date Written: 2021

Abstract

This article underlines the role of courts in ensuring the protection of fundamental rights in the digital environment. In particular, the focus will be on the European and the US judicial dimension, looking at the right of freedom of expression and data protection. Section 2 underlines how judges rely on metaphors to address digital matters. Sections 3 and 4 respectively look at the role of courts in shaping the protection of freedom of expression and of privacy and personal data across the Atlantic. Section 5 provides two examples of the role of European courts in extending values across the Atlantic.

Keywords: judicial protection, fundamental rights online, US, EU, privacy and data protection

Suggested Citation

Pollicino, Oreste, The Transatlantic Dimension of the Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights Online (2021). The Italian Review of International and Comparative Law, no. 1/2021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4059151

Oreste Pollicino (Contact Author)

Bocconi University - Department of Law ( email )

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Milan, Milan 20136
Italy

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