ASIS&T 2014 Annual Meeting 
Seattle, WA | October 31 - November 5, 2014

Public Places, Private Lives: Balancing Privacy and Freedom of Expression in the United Kingdom

Bryce Clayton Newell
University of Washington, United States of America

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 8:30am


The rights of privacy and expression often conflict. Case law from the United Kingdom suggests that the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into domestic law has changed domestic participatory governance in the UK and, in line with prior theory, has increased transparency and given greater political authority to courts. It has also spurred the growth of domestic privacy law at the expense of the rights of the press to free expression.