Fulbright Year Italy

Research, travel, and legal dispatches from my Fulbright year in Bologna, Italy.

Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

Freedom of Expression and Defamation Under the European Convention on Human Rights

First in a two-part series about how Italy‚Äôs libel laws violate freedom of expression guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights. Above: the European Court of Human Rights in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Defamation Lawsuits, Attacks on Journalists Bring Down Italy’s 2015 Press Freedom Ranking

Above: Italy ranks worse than most of its neighbors, including several EU-hopeful Balkan states, in Reporters Without Borders’ latest global press freedom survey. White states are ranked the highest, followed … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments