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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Human Rights & Civil Liberties 3rd ed (mylawchamber)

ISBN13: 9781408259313
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405824729
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.99

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Human Rights Law creates controversy, contention and counter-point like few other legal areas. Human Rights and Civil Liberties 3rd ed is a clear and comprehensive guide to this rapidly developing subject

The book covers the enforcement of human rights and civil liberties generally, before examining the protection of specific areas of civil liberties in domestic law including (among others):-

  • the right to life, freedom of expression;
  • the right to demonstrate; privacy;
  • and freedom from torture.
The book places the study of the subject within the context of the passing and implementation of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the principles and case law of the European Convention on Human Rights, providing you with an unrivalled framework to deepen your understanding of the area

Additional learning materials are avaiable at www.mylawchamber.co.uk/fosterhumanrights

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Part One The Enforcement of Human Rights and Civil Liberties * Civil liberties and human rights: definition, classification and protection. * The European Convention on Human Rights * Enforcing civil liberties and human rights in domestic law Part Two The Protection of Substantive Human Rights and Civil Liberties in Domestic law * The absolute rights: the right to life * The absolute rights: freedom from torture and inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment * Human rights and due process: liberty of the person * Human rights and due process: the right to a fair trial * Freedom of expression: nature, purpose and restrictions * Press freedom and freedom of expression: defamation, confidentiality and contempt of court. * Freedom of association and assembly * The right to family and private life * Freedom of thought, conscience and religion * Human rights and freedom from discrimination * Human rights and terrorism