Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia University: Newsletter

16 11 2019

Columbia Global Freedom of Expression seeks to contribute to the development of an integrated and progressive jurisprudence and understanding on freedom of expression and information around the world.  It maintains an extensive database of international case law. This is its newsletter dealing with recent developments  in the field. Read the rest of this entry »





Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia University: Newsletter

10 11 2019

Columbia Global Freedom of Expression seeks to contribute to the development of an integrated and progressive jurisprudence and understanding on freedom of expression and information around the world.  It maintains an extensive database of international case law. This is its newsletter dealing with recent developments  in the field. Read the rest of this entry »





Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia University: Newsletter

3 11 2019

Columbia Global Freedom of Expression seeks to contribute to the development of an integrated and progressive jurisprudence and understanding on freedom of expression and information around the world.  It maintains an extensive database of international case law. This is its newsletter dealing with recent developments  in the field. Read the rest of this entry »





Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia University: Newsletter

30 10 2019

Columbia Global Freedom of Expression seeks to contribute to the development of an integrated and progressive jurisprudence and understanding on freedom of expression and information around the world.  It maintains an extensive database of international case law. This is its newsletter dealing with recent developments  in the field. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: R (Ngole) v The University of Sheffield, Blanket Ban on “Homophobic” religious expression disproportionate – Samuel Rowe

28 08 2019

On 3 July 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in R (Ngole) v University of Sheffield ([2019] EWCA Civ 1127).  The case concerned an appeal against a dismissed judicial review of the decision to remove Felix Ngole, a social work student, from his course. Read the rest of this entry »





Will we discover when the Queen can be required to give evidence in court? – Robin Callender Smith

9 07 2019

The Government has been ordered to disclose information that will address the long-running Regina v Regina constitutional conundrum: when can the Queen, as reigning monarch, be asked or required to give evidence in her own courts? Read the rest of this entry »





The Law, the ‘Outlaws’ and Ad Tech’s O.K. Corral – Ali Vaziri

29 06 2019

Programmatic advertising is often likened by commentators to the Wild West: some because they consider it to be a lawless place where anything goes; others because it pushes boundaries and is creating a new frontier. Read the rest of this entry »





Twins separated at birth: The re-convergence of data protection and freedom of information – Perry Keller

23 02 2019

The governance of decision-making algorithms is now a pressing issue across many fields of law and policy. Yet, given the technical opacity of advanced data analytics, finding ways to ensure meaningful transparency and sustainable accountability is currently, at best, a work in progress. Read the rest of this entry »





Canada: Reforming the Access to Information Act for better open government – Sabrina Wilkinson

28 07 2018

This August, the Government of Canada will kick off its fourth plan on open government. The introduction of this strategy will be a culmination of nearly a year of consultations as well the anniversary of Canada’s assumed seat on the Open Government Partnership (OGP) steering committee, “a global multilateral initiative [aimed at] securing solid commitments from governments to promote transparency” and other forms of better governance. Read the rest of this entry »





Information blackout at the Council of Europe? – David Erdos

6 02 2018

Especially in Britain given our intended imminent departure from the EU, it is clear that the Council of Europe has crucial significance to our continent and indeed the world.  Founded as far back as 1949 and with 47 Member States with over 800 million people, it focuses on some of the most difficult and controversial issues concerning human rights, democracy and the rule of law.  Read the rest of this entry »