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Vol 22 No 1 Jan/Feb 2017

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Human Rights Law in Scotland 3rd ed isbn 9781847665560

A Guide to Human Rights Law in Scotland 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781845920746
New Edition ISBN: 9781847665560
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406923205
Published: March 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This highly regarded work, written by two distinguished authors, explores the impact of human rights legislation in Scotland and provides a comprehensive review of ECHR jurisprudence and relevant domestic legislation and case law as well as an overview of Strasbourg enforcement machinery.

Key developments covered in this edition include:-

  • particularly important decisions on devolution legislation,
  • the effect of delay in criminal proceedings,
  • and the scope of the guarantee of an independent and impartial tribunal under Article 6.
The implications of hundreds of other new cases on topics including mental health, childcare, prisoners and sentencing are also considered. Updated information new Council of Europe initiatives and websites, as well as new comparative material, has been added.

Scots Law
ECHR and Scots law.
European protection of human rights.
Applying the European Convention of Human Rights.
Physical Integrity: life, torture and inhuman treatment, servitude and liberty of person.
Fair administration of justice.
Private and family life and education.
Civil and political liberties: thought, expression, assembly and association and free elections.
Property rights.
the Human Rights Act 1998,
relevant sections of both the Scotland Act 1998 and the ECHR