The Law of Human Rights

Hardcover | March 26, 2009

byRichard Clayton, Hugh Tomlinson

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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 examinationof 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 andthe 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 isconsidered 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.

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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 examinationof the wider impact of the Human Rights Act 1...

Richard Clayton is at BA (Oxon), of Middle Temple, Barrister. Hugh Tomlinson is at BA (Oxon), MA (Sussex), Dip Law (City), of Gray's Inn, Barrister.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:2752 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199263574

ISBN - 13:9780199263578

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VOLUME ONEPART I: The Background to the Human Rights Act1. The Constitutional Protection of Human Rights2. The Impact of Unincorporated Human Rights TreatiesPART II: General Principles under the Human Rights Act3. The Human Rights Act: Interpretation and Synopsis4. The Human Rights Act and Statute Law5. Human Rights and Public AuthoritiesPART III: The Convention Rights6. General Principles under the Convention7. The Right to Life and the Abolition of the Death Penalty8. Right not to be Subject to Torture or Inhuman or Degrading Treatment9. Freedom from Slavery, Servitude, and Forced Labour10. The Right to Liberty11. Fair Trial Rights12. The Right to Respect for Privacy and the Home13. The Right to Marry and to Family Life14. Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion15. Freedom of Expression16. Freedom of Assembly and Association17. Freedom from Discrimination in Relation to Convention Rights18. Right to Enjoyment of Possessions19. The Right to Education20. Electoral RightsPART IV: Remedies and Procedures21. Remedies under the Human Rights Act22. Human Rights Act Procedure23. Court of Human Rights ProcedureVOLUME TWOUnited Kingdom MaterialsEuropean MaterialsUnited Nations MaterialsDomestic Bills of Rights

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`The definitive work at the dawn of the new human rights case law era itself at the beginning of the twenty-first century.'Phillip Taylor, The Barrister