Human Rights Law by Brid MoriartyHuman Rights Law by Brid Moriarty

Human Rights Law

EditorBrid Moriarty, Eva Massa

Paperback | September 16, 2012

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Human Rights Law provides trainee and practising solicitors with a comprehensive overview of human rights law and the sources of human rights protection in Ireland. The book lays out the foundations of human rights law and considers the protections afforded at national, European andinternational level, charting the integration of the ECHR into Irish law and the role of the UN. Featuring chapters on due process, liberty, freedom of expression, equality and the right to life and bodily integrity, it offers a unique discussion of key human rights from the perspectives of Irish,ECHR and EU law. Useful guidance on refugee and immigration law is also provided.This fourth edition has been fully updated to cover all recent legislative changes and case law. The manual's thorough approach and practical focus make it an essential reference not only for trainee solicitors on the Professional Practice Courses, but also for students, academics and practitionersin the field.
Brid Moriarty is a practising barrister and lecturer in EU Law at King's Inns. She previously worked as Course Co-ordinator for the Law Society where she was in charge of the European Law and Human Rights Law courses. Prior to joining the Law Society she worked as Senior Judicial Research Assistant in the Judges' Library. Previously sh...
Title:Human Rights LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pagesPublished:September 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199652074

ISBN - 13:9780199652075

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Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Human Rights Law2. Three spheres of HR protection in Ireland: an overview of the hierarchy3. Human Rights protection in Ireland4. The European Convention on Human Rights5. Incorporation of the ECHR in Irish Law6. International Human Rights Law7. The role of the UN today: response to serious violations of Human Rights8. Human Rights in EC/EU Law9. The right to life and the right to bodily integrity10. Equality11. Due Process and the right to a fair trial12. Freedom of Expression13. Liberty14. International Protection and Refugee Law15. Immigration and Citizenship Law