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

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

by David Feldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198765037

ISBN-13: 9780198765035

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Written by one of the most highly respected academics on this field, this authoritative textbook provides a detailed account of the English law of civil liberties and human rights. It takes full account of the jurisprudence of the European Convention on Human Rights; discusses key legislation such as the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and analyses key cases

Overview

Written by one of the most highly respected academics on this field, this authoritative textbook provides a detailed account of the English law of civil liberties and human rights. It takes full account of the jurisprudence of the European Convention on Human Rights; discusses key legislation such as the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and analyses key cases including the conjoined twins and various cases involving immigrants and prisoners. The result is a coherent, detailed and comprehensive text for students and a valuable reference work for practitioners, and those interested in the protection of human rights and individual freedoms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198765035
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1184
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.70(d)

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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