The first edition of Harris, O'Boyle and Warbrick: Law of the European Convention on Human Rights swiftly established itself as a seminal legal textbook. The eagerly awaited second edition builds on the great strengths of the first, and is an indispensible text for all undergraduates, postgraduates and practitioners. Its publication coincides with the 50th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights, a major milestone in European legal history.
An up-to-date and comprehensive account of Strasbourg case law and its underlying principles, this book facilitates an in-depth understanding of this fascinating area of law. It fully explores the extent of the Convention's influence upon the legal development of the contracting states, and reveals exactly how such a powerful authority has been achieved and maintained. It sets out and critically analyzes each Convention article that constitutes the substantive guarantee, and examines the system of supervision.
The Convention currently binds 47 European states, and its reach is set to expand even further. It has effectively become the constitutional bill of rights for Europe, providing common human rights standards for the whole continent. National parliaments and courts must constantly look to the Convention when legislating and deciding cases, or run the risk of adverse Strasbourg judgments with which they must then comply. For nearly all states, the Convention has been made directly enforceable in their national courts. For the remaining few, it offers a model for a national bill of rights. All of these considerations underline the immense value of the comprehensive account of the law of the Convention that this book provides.
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David Harris CMG is Emeritus Professor in Residence and Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Center at the University of Nottingham. Michael O'Boyle is Deputy Registrar at the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg. Ed Bates is Lecturer in Law at the University of Southampton. Carla Buckley is Research Associate at the Human Rights Law Center at the University of Nottingham.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. The European Convention on Human Rights in Context2. Article 2: the Right to Life3. Article 3: Freedom from Torture or Inhuman or Degrading Treatment orPunishment4. Article 4: Freedom from Slavery, Servitude or Forced or Compulsory Labour5. Article 5: the Right to Liberty and Security of the Person6. Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial7. Article 7: Freedom from Retroactive Criminal Offences and Punishment8. Articles 8-11: General Considerations9. Article 8: The Right to Respect for Private and Family Life, Home andCorrespondence10. Article 9: Freedom of Religion11. Article 10: Freedom of Expression12. Article 11: Freedom of Assembly and Association13. Article 12: The Right to Marry and to Found a Family14. Article 13: The Right to an Effective National Remedy15. Article 14: Freedom from Discrimination in Respect of Protected Rights16. Article 15: Derogation in Time of War or Other Public Emergency17. Articles 16-18: Other Restrictions Upon the Rights Protected18. Article 1, First Protocol: The Right to Property19. Article 2, First Protocol: The Right to Education20. Article 3, First Protocol: The Right to Free Elections21. Rights Protected by the Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Protocols to theConvention22. The European Commission of Human Rights: Practice and Procedure23. Admissibility of Applications24. The Operation of the European Court of Human Rights25. The Role of the Committe of Ministers26. Reforming the Convention: Eleventh ProtocolAppendicesBibliography. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0406905940
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