Cases, Materials, and Commentary on the European Convention on Human Rights

Paperback | March 29, 2012

byAlastair Mowbray

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The European Convention on Human Rights can now be invoked by 800 million people across 47 member States. It is the most developed and successful system of international legal protection for fundamental human rights in existence. The first two editions of this widely used and highly praised work were designed to address the challenge faced by undergraduate and postgraduate students in comprehending the extensive, complex and lengthy jurisprudence emanating from Strasbourg. This updated edition continues that mission. Itprovides a selection of the leading jurisprudence, together with commentary, enabling readers to gain a critical and contemporary understanding of the major rights and freedoms guaranteed by the ECHR. Separate chapters are devoted to each of the fundamental rights, providing an in-depth analysis of the rights and freedoms and their limitations. An examination of the background to the creation of the Convention, and the constantly developing system of adjudication and remedies at the Europeanlevel are also included. Cases, Materials, and Commentary on the European Convention on Human Rights is essential reading for all those wishing to gain a full understanding of this vital and ever-developing area of law.

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The European Convention on Human Rights can now be invoked by 800 million people across 47 member States. It is the most developed and successful system of international legal protection for fundamental human rights in existence. The first two editions of this widely used and highly praised work were designed to address the challenge...

Alastair Mowbray is Professor of Public Law at the University of Nottingham. He has published books and many academic papers on the ECHR. For twenty years he has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students about the Convention. In addition he has given numerous specialist lectures and seminars on the Convention to academics, judg...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:900 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:March 29, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199577366

ISBN - 13:9780199577361

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Table of Contents

1. The creation of the Convention2. The Strasbourg system for determining applications under the Convention3. Article 1 Obligation to respect human rights4. Article 2 Right to life5. Article 3 Prohibition of torture6. Article 4 Prohibition of slavery and forced labour7. Article 5 Right to liberty and security8. Article 6 Right to a fair trial9. Article 7 No punishment without law10. Article 8 Right to respect for private and family life11. Article 9 Freedom of thought, conscience and religion12. Article 10 Freedom of expression13. Article 11 Freedom of assembly and association14. Article 12 Right to marry15. Article 13 Right to an effective remedy16. Article 14 Prohibition of discrimination17. Article 15 Derogation in time of emergency

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Review from previous edition: "Mowbray's Cases and Materials provides the reader with an exhaustive and up to date account of the case law and other developments, as well as an expert commentary, which links the main cases to other related and newer cases and offers academic critique of theCourt's decisions." --Steve Foster, Coventry University