Reflections on the legal Evolution of Free Expression in Canada and Colombia in the Context of Democratic Consolidation

Título traducido de la contribución: Reflexiones sobre la evolución legal de la libertad de expresión en Canadá y Colombia en el contexto de la consolidación democrática

Mauricio Beltrán-Cristancho, Robert Joseph Blaise MacLean

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Este artículo intenta, mediante la identificación de patrones históricos y decisiones jurídicas, comprender hasta dónde ha llegado el compromiso con la libertad de expresión en ambas naciones y las dificultades que, de acuerdo con la experiencia canadiense, está enfrentando el Estado colombiano, que todavía no ha logrado asegurar el monopolio de la fuerza dentro de su propio territorio para superar el primer escollo en su aspiración de consolidar la democracia. Cualquier intento por comparar el ejercicio de libertades en dos países con tradiciones jurídicas tan diferentes enfrenta dificultades apenas obvias. Cuando el tema es la libertad de expresión y uno de los Estados no ha podido obtener, después de 200 años de independencia, la estabilidad y seguridad que se requieren para asegurar un desarrollo económico sostenible, el ejercicio de comparación se complica y se hace más atractivo a la vez. Las historias de Canadá y Colombia son muy diferentes, aunque en el siglo XXI los principios de sus sistemas político y económico sean iguales. El compromiso de practicar la democracia y el buen gobierno, y de imponer el respeto a los derechos humanos, por lo menos formalmente, lo comparten hoy Colombia y Canadá. Esta es la motivación fundamental de este análisis.
Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)217-246
PublicaciónEstudios Socio-Jurídicos
Volumen13
N.º1
EstadoPublished - ene 1 2011

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Beltrán-Cristancho, Mauricio ; MacLean, Robert Joseph Blaise. / Reflections on the legal Evolution of Free Expression in Canada and Colombia in the Context of Democratic Consolidation. En: Estudios Socio-Jurídicos. 2011 ; Vol. 13, N.º 1. pp. 217-246.
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Resultado de la investigación: Contribución a RevistaArtículo

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