1 The Caroline von Monaco case addresses the conflict between personality rights and the freedom of expression and freedom of the press in cases involving people of public interest (such as celebrities and politicians) and the media. The reasoning of the German courts, especially the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany (Bundesverfassungsgericht), and the argumentation of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) develop different criteria to be considered while balancing the fundamental rights and interests involved in the case. The judgments also show a...
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