‘Article 8 and the “outside world”: privacy, reputation and employment’

“The Article 8 right to respect for private life has many facets and has often seemed in danger of uncontrolled expansion. The Court of Human Rights has often noted that private life is ‘not susceptible to exhaustive definition’, embracing ‘multiple aspects of the person’s physical and social identity’. There are numerous statements in the cases to the effect that the domain of Article 8 extends beyond an individual’s own ‘inner circle’ …” (more)

[Hugh Tomlinson, Inforrm’s Blog, 10 January]

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