European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials

Paperback | January 17, 2008

byMark W. Janis, Richard S. Kay, Anthony W. Bradley

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The third edition of European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials has been substantially expanded to provide a complete review of the wide range of rights the Convention protects, with new chapters on the right to life, property, discrimination, religious freedom, and education. The bookintroduces both the process and the substance of this increasingly important area of European law. A broad selection of extracts from essential cases and materials is accompanied by stimulating commentary that guides the reader through the legal rules and court system that have evolved in Strasbourg, how the court works, and how European human rights law is enforced both at the national andinternational level. European human rights law is also placed into a useful comparative framework alongside human rights cases decided by courts in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere.This third edition has been extensively updated to cover the major developments of recent years, including the reform of the European Court of Human Rights and the expansion of the system to central and eastern Europe.

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The third edition of European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials has been substantially expanded to provide a complete review of the wide range of rights the Convention protects, with new chapters on the right to life, property, discrimination, religious freedom, and education. The bookintroduces both the process and the substance of...

Mark Janis is William F. Starr Professor of Law, and Richard Kay is George and Helen England Professor of Law, both at University of Connecticut. Anthony Bradley is a Barrister of the Inner Temple, and Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Edinburgh.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:900 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.69 inPublished:January 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019927746X

ISBN - 13:9780199277469

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PART I: THE CONVENTION AND THE COURT1. The European Convention on Human Rights2. Strasbourg's Legal Machinery3. The European Court of Human RightsPART II: SUBSTANTIVE ADJUDICATION IN THE COURT4. Right to Life5. Torture and Slavery6. Expression and Association7. Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion8. Respect for Private and Family Life; Marriage9. Freedom from Discrimination10. The Right to Property11. The Right to Education12. The Right to Liberty and Security of the Person13. The Right to a Fair and Public Hearing in the Determination of Civil Rights and Criminal ChargesPART III THE IMPACT OF THE STRASBOURG SYSTEM14. The Effect in National Law of the European Convention on Human Rights15. Problems and Prospects