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Fenwick on Civil Liberties and Human Rights 5th ed


ISBN13: 9781138837942
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £125.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781138837935



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More than merely describing the evolution of human rights and civil liberties law, this classic textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage of the most crucial developments in the field, clearly explaining the law in context and practice.

Updated throughout for this new edition, Fenwick on Civil Liberties and Human Rights considers a number of recent major changes in the law – in particular proposals to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights, and the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 – whilst also contextualising the impact of reforms on hate speech and contempt due to advances in new media.

Comprehensive and authoritative, this textbook offers an essential resource for students on human rights or civil liberties courses, as well as a useful reference for students and scholars of UK Public Law.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
PART 1: Rights and liberties; their legal protection in the UK
1. An introduction to the nature of rights and liberties
2. The European Convention on Human Rights
3. Methods of protecting civil liberties and human rights in the UK aside from the Human Rights Act
4. The Human Rights Act
5. Principles of Equality

PART II: Expression
6. Restraining freedom of expression under the law of contempt
7. Offensive speech
8. Official secrecy; access to state information
9. Freedom of protest and assembly

PART III: The protection of privacy
10. Private information and media freedom
11. State Surveillance

PART IV: Personal liberty
12. Police powers of stop, search, arrest, detention
13. Police questioning and safeguards for suspects
14. Redress for police malpractice
15. Anti-terrorism law and human rights