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Fundamental right to communication: constitutional legal regulation and implementation by the Supreme Court Federal

Grant number: 11/00745-0
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: October 01, 2011 - September 30, 2013
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Law - Public Law
Principal Investigator:Carlo José Napolitano
Grantee:Carlo José Napolitano
Home Institution: Faculdade de Arquitetura, Artes e Comunicação (FAAC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Bauru. Bauru , SP, Brazil


The research aims to investigate the legal regulation of the fundamental right of communication guaranteed by Brazilian Constitution. The current Brazilian Constitution has substantial character as it stipulates numerous purposes, goals and values that the Brazilian State and society should realise or at least strive for. One of these values was the right of communication. Also for the judicial power was assigned the function of realize rights. To lead the project scope will be revisited the constitutional process to investigate what was intended by the constitutional regulation for the right of communication, as well, will be investigated the legal interpretation and implementation of these rights by the Federal Supreme Court, through the analysis of judged delivered by this this Court in constitutional actions relating this fundamental right. (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CARLO JOSÉ NAPOLITANO. Liberdade de imprensa no Supremo Tribunal Federal: análise comparativa com a Suprema Corte dos Estados Unidos. Intercom: Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação, v. 38, n. 1, p. -, Jun. 2015.

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