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Roger Errera is a former senior member of the Conseil d’Etat, France’s Supreme Court for administrative law.
He is at present Visiting Professor at the Central European University in Budapest, where he teaches free speech and judicial review of administrative action.


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Participations institutions fraçaises, internationales

“Freedom of speech in Europe and in the USA“, in European and US Constitutionalism, under the direction of G. Nolte, Council of Europe Publishing, Strasbourg, 2005, p.25 and Cambridge University Press, 2005, p.23.
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"National Security, ’secret défense’ and freedom of expression", in Secrecy and Liberty. National Security, Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, under the direction of S. Coliver and al., Boston et La Haye, 2000.


"Group Libel, Hate Speech and Other Fighting Words : Civility and the Uses of the Law", in Law-Making, Law Finding and Law Shaping. The Diverse Influences. The Clifford Chance Lectures, vol.2, under the direction of and with an introduction of Basil S. Markesinis, preface de Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Oxford University Presss, Oxford, 1997, p 43.


« La cour européenne des droits de l’homme et les limites de la liberté d’expression. Réflexions sur de singulières variations », Gazette du Palais. N°s 172-173, Gazette européenne, n° 10, p.37.


« Les justes limites de la liberté d’expression », Acta Humana, Budapest (in hungarian).


“France” in Press Law and Practice. A Comparative Study of Press Freedom in European and Other Democracies. An Article 19 Report, Londres, 1993, p.57.


“The French Law and Racial Incitement : On the Necessity and Limits of the Legal responses”, in Under the Shadow of Weimar. Democracy, Law, and Racial Incitement in Six Countries, under the direction of L. Greeenspan and C. Levitt, Praeger, Westport (Connecticut), p.39.


“In Defence of Civility : Racial Incitement and Group Libel in French Law”, in Striking a Balance. Hate Speech, Freedom of Expression and Non-discrimination, under the direction of S. Coliver, London, 1992, p.144.


“Recent Developments in the French Law on the Press in Comparison with Britain”, in Economical with the Truth : The Law and Media in a Democratic Society, under the direction of D. Kingsford-Smith and D. Oliver, ESC Publishing, Oxford, 1990, p.67.


Preface and « L’apport de la Convention européenne des droits de l’homme » in Justice pénale, police et presse, Travaux de l’Institut de sciences criminelles de Poitiers, vol. VII, Cujas, 1988, p. 1 and p.127.


"Press Law in France”, in Press Law in Modern Democracies. A Comparative Study, under the direction of P. Lahav, Longman, New York and London, 1985, p.137.


« Sur les justes limites de la liberté d’expression », Esprit, december 1990, p. 89.

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« La télévision par câble en France : aspects juridiques », in Communications, december 1974.

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« Les infortunes de la censure », Esprit, mars 1973, p.654.