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Estudios constitucionales

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Abstract

NOGUEIRA ALCALA, Humberto. Using the assumption of proportionality in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression. Estudios constitucionales [online]. 2011, vol.9, n.1, pp. 119-156. ISSN 0718-5200.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-52002011000100005.

The article examines the approaches of the Interamerican Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression, which uses the perspective of defining the right to determine its basic or essential content and his limits, as in the case The Last Temptation of Christ, or looking for practical concordance rights system uses the principle of proportionality in the formal sense, and the system of checks in his latest case law.

Keywords : Postulate of proportionality; jurisprudence of freedom of expression; Inter American Court of Human Rights.

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