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Philosopher Kings? – The Adjudication of Conflicting Human Rights and Social Values - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Philosopher Kings?: The Adjudication of Conflicting Human Rights and Social Values

George C. Christie


This book examines the attempts by courts to sort out conflicts involving freedom of expression, including religious expression, on the one hand, and rights to privacy and other important social values on the other. It approaches the subject from a comparative perspective, using cases decided by European and United States courts. A significant part of this book analyzes conflicts between freedom of expression and the right to privacy. In a world in which, freedom of expression and privacy are said to be of equal value, the book explores whether it is possible to develop, through case-by-case a ... More

Keywords: conflicts, freedom of expression, religious expression, privacy, social values, legal regime

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195341157
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341157.001.0001


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George C. Christie, author
Duke University School of Law
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