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Cases, Materials and Commentary on the European Convention of Human Rights 3rd ed isbn 9780199577361

Cases and Materials on the European Convention of Human Rights 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780199206742
New Edition ISBN: 9780199577361
Previous Edition ISBN: 040690328X
Published: May 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The European Convention on Human Rights can now be invoked by 800 million people across 46 member states. It is the most developed and successful system of international legal protection for fundamental human rights in existence.

The first edition of this widely used work was designed to address the challenge faced by undergraduate and postgraduate students in comprehending the extensive, complex and lengthy jurisprudence emanating from Strasbourg. This updated and expanded edition, including over 210 new judgements, continues that mission. It provides a selection of the leading jurisprudence, together with commentary, enabling readers to gain a critical and contemporary understanding of the major rights and freedoms guaranteed by the ECHR and its Protocols.

Separate chapters are devoted to each of the fundamental rights, providing an in-depth analysis of the rights and freedoms and their limitations. This edition also includes an expanded examination of the background to the creation of the Convention, and the constantly developing system of adjudication and remedies at the European level. The operation of the European Court of Human Rights, and the new Protocol 14 reforms are fully elaborated.

  • Coverage and commentary of over 210 new cases
  • A wider range of rights and freedoms examined (including new chapters on Protocol 4 and Protocol 7)
  • A completely updated chapter on the Strasbourg system for determining applications
  • A new chapter on the creation of the Convention
  • Improved text design to aid accessibility

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
1. The Creation of the Convention
2. The Strasbourg system for determining applications under the Convention
3. Article 1 Obligation to respect human rights
4. Article 2 Right to life
5. Article 3 Prohibition of torture
6. Article 4 Prohibition of slavery and forced labour
7. Article 5 Right to liberty and security
8. Article 6 Right to a fair trial
9. Article 7 No punishment without law
10. Article 8 Right to respect for private and family life
11. Article 9 Freedom of thought, conscience and religion
12. Article 10 Freedom of expression
13. Article 11 Freedom of assembly and association
14. Article 12 Right to marry
15. Article 13 Right to an effective remedy
16. Article 14 Prohibition of discrimination
17. Article 15 Derogation in time of emergency
18. Articles 16, 17, 18 Restrictions on political activity of aliens, prohibition of abuse of rights, and limitation on use of restrictions on rights
19. Article 41 Just satisfaction
20. Article 47 Advisory opinions
21. First Protocol Article 1: Protection of property
22. First Protocol Article 2: Right to education
23. First Protocol Article 3: Right to free elections
24. Fourth Protocol
25. Seventh Protocol
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms