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Human Rights in the UK: An Introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998
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HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE UK: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998

PAPERBACK BY ROWE, JOHN, QC; HOFFMAN, DAVID; HALE, LADY JUSTICE

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ISBN
9780582473232
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PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
392 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JAN 2003

DESCRIPTION

Human rights issues are currently high on the political and academic agenda and this is now being reflected in their increasing importance within the law curriculum. This brand new introductory textbook aims to provide new law students with a thorough grounding in the subject, bringing them fully up-to-date on the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on UK law, as well as providing an accessible and thought-provoking discussion for both students and professionals.

CONTENTS

Foreword by Lord Williams of Mostyn Q.C. 1.Introduction 2.The Idea of Human Rights 3.The History of Human Rights and the Convention 4.Constitutional Considerations 5.The Scheme of the Human Rights Act 1998 6.Remedies under the Human Rights Act 1998 7.Introduction to the Convention Rights 8.The Right to Life: Article 2 and the Sixth Protocol 9.Freedom from Torture: Article 3 10.Freedom from Slavery: Article 4 11.Personal Liberty: Article 5 12.The Right to a Fair Trial: Article 6 13.Retrospective Legislation: Article 7 14.The Right to Privacy: Article 8 15.Freedom of Conscience: Article 9 and Article 2, First Protocol 16.Freedom of Expression: Article 10 17.Freedom of Assembly: Article 11 18.Freedom to Marry: Article 12 19.The Right to Property: Article 1, First Protocol 20.The Right to Vote: Article 3, First Protocol 21.The Problem of Terrorism 22.Conclusion Appendix 1: The Human Rights Act 1998 Appendix 2: The European Convention on Human Rights Appendix 3: Members of the Council of Europe and Convention Ratifications Appendix 4: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Further Reading Table of Statutes Table of Statutory Instruments Table of Cases Index