Reputation and privacy at election time

Both domestic law and the European Convention on Human Rights require elections to be ‘free’, and recognise the role of freedom of expression in that process.

Rupert Earle and Ross Allan explain the limits of freedom of expression, given that the circulation of untrue information may distort the electoral process.

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