Free Speech in UK Law
Assuming Free Speech
Free speech is commonly seen in negative terms as a limitation on government action that restricts speech. Although there have long been arguments that government also has an obligation to act in s...
Political liberalism, free speech and public reason
In this paper, I critically assess John Rawls' repeated claim that the duty of civility is only a moral duty and should not be enforced by law. In the first part of the paper, I examine and reject ...
What Conversation? Free Speech and Defamation Law
Common rationales for free speech are offered in legal writing across many countries, even though their laws regulating speech differ markedly. This article suggests another way of thinking about s...
- Book Review: Katharine Gelber, Free Speech after 9/11
- A Moral Geography of Liberty: John Stuart Mill and American Free Speech Discourse
- FREE SPEECH AND FEDERAL CONTROL: THE U.S. APPROACH TO BROADCASTING REGULATION
- Developments in Free Speech Law in Australia: Coleman and Mulholland‡
Social media before domestic courts in Europe: An analysis of free speech cases
Social media arose as a way to communicate with friends, but it evolved to become a significant medium through which individuals exercise their right to free speech. At the same time, social media ...
- Criminal Contempt, Article 10 and the First Amendment – A Case for Importing Aspects of US Free Speech Jurisprudence?
Allowing Free Speech and Prohibiting Persecution—A Contemporary Sophie's Choice
This article considers the approach of three distinct common law jurisdictions to the problems faced by courts when an individual's right to freedom of expression is invoked as a defence to a low-l...
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