This blog was set up to provide the latest information about the development of the protection of the personal rights in the Czech Republic. Specifically how the law of privacy/defamation has been developed through the case law of the national courts and the European Court of human rights. For the non-Czech readership the aim is to serve as the practical guide to the Czech legal continental system, the legislation, how the procedure has operated in practice, and evaluates issues relating to the remedies and enforcement of law as well as discuss the cross-border issues.
The content in section Legislation and Cases is aimed to be constant and serve as a database of legal sources and basis for the defamation law in general. The newest cases and amendments of the quoted acts will be provided regularly. The actual news and analyses of the current problems or issues in this area are going to be published regularly in section Home on blog basis.
The author of the blog, Eva Ondřejová, is a legal trainee and a member of the Czech Bar Association. She is a part-time PhD. student at Charles University in Prague defending the thesis on Protection of personal rights in continental system and common law. In 2011 – 2012 she has been studying LL.M. programme at Queen Mary, University of London with specialisation – Media law, E-commerce Law, Internet Law, Privacy and Data Protection. Since 2007 her main practice area is media law, focusing on privacy and defamation law disputes.
The views expressed are solely the author’s. The posts on legal issues are provided as a public service, and do not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice. The author makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained herein or linked to. Due to professional ethics, the author may not be able to comment on matters in which a client has an interest.
JUDr. Eva Ondřejová, LL.M.