European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials / Edition 3

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Overview

This innovative text and materials book introduces the process and substance of European Human Rights Law. It also puts European Human Rights Law into a comparative framework, discussing human rights cases decided by the courts in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada. It includes an assessment of the widening of the Strasbourg system to include the newly democratic states of Central and Eastern Europe. This book will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to practitioners, not only in the United Kingdom and North America, but all European States which adhere to the Convention.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199277469
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/20/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 900
  • Sales rank: 1,074,183
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark W. Janis, William F. Starr Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
Richard S. Kay, Wallace Stevens Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
Anthony W. Bradley, Barrister of the Inner Temple, Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Edinburgh; Research Fellow, Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE CONVENTION AND THE COURT
1: The European Convention on Human Rights
2: Strasbourg's Legal Machinery
3: The European Court of Human Rights
PART II: SUBSTANTIVE ADJUDICATION IN THE COURT
4: The right to life
5: Torture; inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; and slavery
6: Freedom of expression; association
7: Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion
8: Respect for private and family life; marriage
9: The right to freedom from discrimination
10: Property
11: The right to education
12: The right to liberty and security of person
13: The right to a fair and public hearing
PART III THE IMPACT OF THE STRASBOURG SYSTEM
14: The effect in national law of the European Convention on Human Rights
15: Problems and prospects
PART I: THE CONVENTION AND THE COURT
1. The European Convention on Human Rights
2. Strasbourg's Legal Machinery
3. The European Court of Human Rights
PART II: SUBSTANTIVE ADJUDICATION IN THE COURT
4. Right to Life
5. Torture and Slavery
6. Expression and Association
7. Freedom of Thought, Conscience, and Religion
8. Respect for Private and Family Life; Marriage
9. Freedom from Discrimination
10. The Right to Property
11. The Right to Education
12. The Right to Liberty and Security of the Person
13. The Right to a Fair and Public Hearing in the Determination of Civil Rights and Criminal Charges
PART III THE IMPACT OF THE STRASBOURG SYSTEM
14. The Effect in National Law of the European Convention on Human Rights
15. Problems and Prospects

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