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Textbook on Civil Liberties / Edition 2

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This second edition contains details of all major developments in this area since 1993, including the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, the Security Service Act 1996, the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and the Police Act 1997. A section dealing with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has also been added. A section at the end of each chapter looks at the European aspects of each topic and recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, such as "Goodwin" (journalists' sources), "Saunders" and "Murray (John)" (the right to silence) are discussed, enabling the impact of the likely incorporation of the ECHR into English law to be assessed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781854316455
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 418
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.68 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Stop, search and arrest
detention and questioning
entry, search and seizure
official secrets and freedom of information
contempt of court
obscenity and indecency
freedom of assembly
the right of residence
protection of reputation and privacy
freedom from discrimination
a bill of rights? (Part contents.)
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