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Law of Human Rights 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780199263578
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199258228
Published: March 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback, 2 Volumes
Price: Out of print

Since it was first published in 2000, The Law of Human Rights has become the leading practitioner text in this rapidly developing area of law.

Written by two leading silks, it provides comprehensive and systematic treatment of human rights law and practice in the UK, including an examination of the wider impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 upon the civil and criminal law. The second edition has been fully updated to provide detailed coverage of developments as the human rights legislation continues to be tested out in the courts. The authors have tracked the growing body of case law and the book includes comprehensive case references for the UK and other jurisdictions.

The Law of Human Rights is divided into two volumes. The Main Work includes a detailed analysis of the rights granted by the Human Rights Act 1998. Each chapter in this section focuses upon a particular rights and offers a thorough examination of European and domestic case law. This impact is considered in relation to a number of subject areas, including business and commerce, cirminal law and justice, education, employment, immigration, media , mental health, police and prisoners.

The Law of Human Rights will be kept up to date by way of regular paperback supplements which provide full updates of relevant case law and legislation.

  • A thoroughly revised and updated new edition of the leading practitioner text on the law of human rights, cited in no less than eight House of Lords judgments
  • An invaluable reference for human rights practitioners and academics alike
  • Fully updated since the first edition to cover the impact and consolidation of the Human Rights Act 1998 into domestic law

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
PART I: The Background to the Human Rights Act
1. The Constitutional Protection of Human Rights
2. The Impact of Unincorporated Human Rights Treaties
PART II: General Principles under the Human Rights Act
3. The Human Rights Act: Interpretation and Synopsis
4. The Human Rights Act and Statute Law
5. Human Rights and Public Authorities
PART III: The Convention Rights
6. General Principles under the Convention
7. The Right to Life and the Abolition of the Death Penalty
8. Right not to be Subject to Torture or Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
9. Freedom from Slavery, Servitude, and Forced Labour
10. The Right to Liberty
11. Fair Trial Rights
12. The Right to Respect for Privacy and the Home
13. The Right to Marry and to Family Life
14. Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion
15. Freedom of Expression
16. Freedom of Assembly and Association
17. Freedom from Discrimination in Relation to Convention Rights
18. Right to Enjoyment of Possessions
19. The Right to Education
20. Electoral Rights
PART IV: Remedies and Procedures
21. Remedies under the Human Rights Act
22. Human Rights Act Procedure
23. Court of Human Rights Procedure
United Kingdom Materials
European Materials
United Nations Materials
Domestic Bills of Rights

Series: Law of Human Rights Series

The Law of Human Rights: Fair Trial Rights 2nd ed ISBN 9780199579747
Published February 2010
Oxford University Press
The Law of Human Rights: Privacy and Freedom of Expression 2nd ed ISBN 9780199579730
Published February 2010
Oxford University Press