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Case Law [2010] IEHC 349 (08/10/2010)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts High Court

Date: 10/08/2010

Subject: The High Court, also applying the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, rejects a claim lodged after the publication of journalistic articles deemed slanderous and in violation of the right to privacy, considering as prevailing, in the concrete circumstances, the right to freedom of expression and information

Parties: Ruth Hickey and Jesse Isaac Agnew (a minor suing by his mother and next friend Ruth Hickey) e Sunday Newspaper Limited

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Freedom of information

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