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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Human Rights in the UK: An Introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998 4th ed isbn 9781408294482

Human Rights in the UK: An Introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781405874038
New Edition ISBN: 9781408294482
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405823937
Published: September 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This highly acclaimed textbook provides law students with a thorough introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998, its background, how it came to be passed and the mass of case law that has followed it. The authors discuss the particular rights the Act embodies, including the law’s response to terrorism.

Combining broad topic coverage with an accessible and engaging writing style, Hoffman and Rowe provide an outstanding platform for students wishing to gain an in-depth and critical understanding of this contemporary, contentious and constantly evolving area of law.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
The idea of human rights
The history of human rights and the Convention
Constitutional considerations
The scheme of the Human Rights Act, 1998
Remedies under the Human Rights Act
Introduction to the Convention rights
The right to life
Freedom from torture
Freedom from slavery
Personal liberty
The right to a fair trial
Retrospective legislation
The right to privacy
Freedom of conscience
Freedom of expression
Freedom of assembly
The right to marry
The right to property
Free elections
The problem of terrorism