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HUMAN RIGHTS LAW DIRECTIONS

EBOOK BY DAVIS, HOWARD;
ISBN
9780191016028
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EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
576 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
4 APR 2013

DESCRIPTION

Why do the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg have such an impact on UK law? Why did the UK need a Human Rights Act - and why do some people say it should be repealed?Human Rights Law Directions has been written expressly to guide you through your study of human rights law, and to clearly and concisely explain the key areas of this fascinating subject. Combining academic quality with innovative learning features and online support, this is an ideal text for those studying human rights law for the first time. - Case close-up boxes identify and explain key cases- End-of-chapter questions with online answer guidance help you test yourself and prepare for exams- Summaries reinforce learning and aid revision- Further reading suggestions guide in-depth study- Discussion topics and key point boxes highlight core areas of interest- cross referencing shows how topics are interrelatedOnline Resource CentreHuman Rights Law Directions is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre where students can access updates to the book, a selection of annotated web links, and guidance on answering the problem questions contained in the book. For the 3rd edition a subject-specific glossary and the text of the Human Rights Act will be added to the ORC, as well as over 140 multiple choice questions for students to test their knowledge.

CONTENTS

HUMAN RIGHTS: THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION, THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT AND PERVASIVE PRINCIPLES ; 1. Human rights: the idea and the law ; 2. The European Convention on Human Rights ; 3. The European Convention and the law of the United Kingdom ; 4. The Human Rights Act 1998 (1): rights and duties ; 5. The Human Rights Act 1998 (2): proceedings and remedies ; 6. Convention law: pervasive themes ; SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS AND THEIR APPLICATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM ; 7. Ancillary rights ; 8. Article 2: right to life ; 9. Article 3: prohibition of torture ; 10. Article 4: prohibition of slavery and forced labour ; 11. Article 5: right to liberty and security ; 12. Article 6: right to a fair trial ; 13. Article 7: no punishment without law ; 14. Introduction to Articles 8-11 ; 15. Article 8: right to respect for private and family life ; 16. Article 9: freedom of thought, conscience and religion ; 17. Article 10: freedom of expression ; 18. Article 11: freedom of assembly and association ; 19. Article 12: right to marry ; 20. Applications: police powers ; 21. Applications: prisoners' rights ; 22. Applications: media law and privacy ; 23. Article 1 of the First Protocol: protection of property ; 24. Article 2 of the First Protocol: right to education ; 25. Article 3 of the First Protocol: right to free elections ; 26. Anti-terrorism law and human rights ; 27. Conclusion