Civil Liberties and Human Rights in England and Wales / Edition 2

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Overview


This new edition of the successful and authoritative textbook has been extensively updated. It discusses developments such as the growing importance of the ECHR, the increased commitment of the EC to human rights, and the election of a Labour government in the UK which is determined to increase respect for rights and civil liberties. A new section on equality and discrimination law has been added.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198765035
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1184
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David Feldman is Barber Professor of Jurisprudence, and Head of the School of Law at the University of Birmingham. He has previously taught at the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford, and at the Australian National University, Canberra. He is also, amongst other things, a member of the Editorial Committee of The Anglo-American Law Review and the Journal of Civil Liberties.

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Table of Contents

PART I. PUTTING VALUES INTO PRACTICE: THE NATURE OF CIVIL LIBERTIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS
c Some Basic Values: Civil Liberties, Human Rights, and Autonomy c Ways of Identifying and Protecting Rights and Liberties
PART II. LIFE, LIBERTY, AND PHYSICAL INTEGRITY
c Equality and Dignity c The Right to Life c Other Rights to Bodily Integrity c Freedom From Arbitrary Stop, Search and Detention c Rights Under Restraint: Detention of Prisoners and Patients c Freedom of Movement Into and Out of Britain
PART III. PRIVACY
c The Scope of Legal Privacy c Freedom From Unreasonable Entries, Searches, Seizures, and Surveillance c Protecting Confidences c Sex, Sexual Activity and Family Life
PART IV. EXPRESSION
c Freedom of Expression c Media Freedom c Restricting Expression to Protect the Security of the State c Restricting Expression to Protect Mixed Public and Private Interests: Blasphemy, Obscenity and Indecency c Restricting Expression to Further a Public Interest: Contempt of Court c Protest and Public Order c Human Rights, Liberty, and Political Will
1. I. Putting Values in Practice: The Nature of Civil Liberties and Human Rights The Political Philosophy of Civil Liberties
2. Ways of Identifying and Protecting Rights and Liberties
3. II. Life, Liberty and Physical Integrity Dignity and Equality
4. The Right to Life
5. Other Rights to Bodily Integrity
6. Freedom from Arbitrary Stop, Search, Arrest and Detention
7. Rigths under Restraint: Detention of Prisoners and Patients
8. Freedom of Movement into and out of Britain
9. III. Privacy The Scope of Legal Privacy
10. Freedom from Unreasonable Entries, Searches and Seizures
11. Protecting Confidences
12. Sex, Sexual Activity and Family Life
13. IV. Expression Freedom of Expression
14. Media Freedom
15. Restricting Expression to Protect the Security of the State
16. Restricting Expression to Protect Mixed Public and Private Interests: Blasphemy, Obscenity and Indecency
17. Restricting Expression to Further a Public Interest: Contempt of Court
18. Protest and Public Order
c Human Rights, Liberty, and Political Will

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