Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights

Paperback | July 12, 2014

byBernadette Rainey, Elizabeth Wicks, Clare Ovey

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Over fifty years after its founding, the European Court of Human Rights has dispensed more than 16,000 judgments and affects the lives of over 820 million people. The sixth edition of Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights is a clear and concise companion to thisincreasingly important and extensive area of the law.Examining each of the Convention rights in turn, the text lays out the key principles relevant to both students and practitioners. Cutting through the ever-expanding web of cases, authors take you to the pivotal cases in each area and examine the principles that underpin the Court's decisions. Afocus on the European Convention itself, rather than its implementation in any one member state, makes Jacobs, White and Ovey essential reading for all those interested in the work of the Strasbourg Court.Online Resource CentreThe text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre that features updates on cases and legislation since publication as well as links to useful websites and further reading on the European Convention.

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Over fifty years after its founding, the European Court of Human Rights has dispensed more than 16,000 judgments and affects the lives of over 820 million people. The sixth edition of Jacobs, White and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights is a clear and concise companion to thisincreasingly important and extensive area of the ...

Bernadette Rainey is Lecturer in Law at Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University. Elizabeth Wicks is Professor of Human Rights Law at the School of Law, University of Leicester. Clare Ovey is Head of Division at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:722 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:July 12, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199655081

ISBN - 13:9780199655083

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Institutions and Procedures1. Context, background, and institutions2. Proceedings before the court3. Supervising the enforcement of judgments4. Interpreting the convention5. The scope of the convention6. Reservations and derogationsPart 2: Convention Rights7. The right to an effective remedy8. The right to vote9. Prohibition of torture10. Protection from slavery and forced labour11. Personal liberty and security12. The right to a fair trial in civil and criminal cases13. Aspects of the criminal process14. Limitations common to articles 8-1115. Protecting family life16. Protecting private life, the home, and correspondence17. Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion18. Freedom of expression19. Freedom of assembly and association20. Protection of property21. The right to education22. The right to free elections23. Freedom of movement24. Freedom from discriminationPart 3: Reflections25. Results and prospects