Justice Initiative lawyers have represented scores of individuals and groups before domestic and international human rights courts and tribunals around the world. These cases seek not only to vindicate individual claims, but to establish and strengthen the law’s protection for all.
MGN Ltd v. United Kingdom
This case before the European Court of Human Rights involves the massive costs of libel suits, which have a chilling effect on NGOs and small publishers by discouraging them from publishing important stories.
Bubon v. Russia
This case concerned the right of access to state-held information of public interest.
Centro Europa 7 s.r.l. v. Italy
The television broadcaster Centro Europa 7 took a case to the European Court of Human Rights to argue that media pluralism requires an end to the Berlusconi duopoly in Italy.
Romanenko v. Russia
This freedom of expression case before the European Court of Human Rights deals with a Russian newspaper ordered to pay libel damages for quoting local officials.