This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide 1Z0-808 and have Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff on-line! See this thread for details.
Only if it is passed an instance of a JspContext or PageContext, since you need this context to obtain an instance of javax.servlet.jsp.el.ExpressionEvaluator. Of course, you could always implement your own concrete classes for the abstract classes and interfaces in javax.servlet.jsp.el and roll your own.