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Civil liberties and human rights

Civil liberties and human rights

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD4080

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Helen Fenwick, Kevin Kerrigan
  • Biografical Information: Helen Fenwick, BA, LLB is reader in Laws at the University of Durham.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge-Cavendish, 2007
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/civil-liberties-and-human-rights/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

Xcii, 1631 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Civil liberties and human rights is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Helen Fenwick.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 61 editions
  • First edition Date: 1993
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD4080
  • Dewey Code: 342.41085
  • ISBN: 9781859419373 1859419372
  • OCLC: 123350205

Main Contents

The nature of rights and liberties
The European Convention on Human Rights
Traditional methods of protecting civil liberties in the UK
The Human Rights Act 1998
Restraining freedom of expression under the law of contempt
Restraining freedom of expression on grounds of offensiveness hate speech
Official secrets and access to information
Freedom of association
Freedom of protest and assembly
Privacy: protection for personal information
Privacy: powers of the security and intelligence services
Covert surveillance
Search and seizure of property
Bodily integrity, autonomy
Sexual expression and identity
Family life
Police powers: freedom from arbitrary search, arrest and detention
Suspects? rights in criminal investigations
Police powers: redress for police malpractice
Counter-terrorism laws and human rights
Freedom of movement
Equality: anti-discrimination legislation.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Rights and Liberties;
The European Convention on Human Rights;
Traditional Methods of Protecting Civil Liberties in the UK;
The Human Rights Act 1998;
Restraining freedom of expression under the law of contempt;
Restraining freedom of expression on grounds of offensiveness
hate speech
Official Secrets and Access to Information;
Freedom of Association;
Freedom of Protest and Assembly;
Privacy: Protection for Personal Information;
Privacy: Powers of the Security and Intelligence Services
covert surveillance
search and seizure of property;
Bodily Integrity, Autonomy
Sexual Expression and Identity
Family life
Police powers: Freedom from Arbitrary Search, Arrest and Detention
Suspects? rights in criminal investigations
Police Powers: Redress for Police Malpractice;
Counter-terrorism laws and human rights
Freedom of Movement;
Equality: Anti-Discrimination Legislation;

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