Fenwick on Civil Liberties & Human Rights

Fenwick on Civil Liberties & Human Rights

by Helen Fenwick, Richard Edwards


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138837935
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/21/2016
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 1248
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Helen Fenwick is a Professor of Law at Durham University, specialising in human rights, and counter-terrorism law and policy.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Rights and liberties; their legal protection in the UK 1 An introduction to the nature of rights and liberties 2 The European Convention on Human Rights 3 Methods of protecting civil liberties and human rights in the UK aside from the Human Rights Act 4 The Human Rights Act 5 Principles of Equality PART II: Expression 6 Restraining freedom of expression under the law of contempt 7 Offensive speech 8 Official secrecy; access to state information 9 Freedom of protest and assembly PART III: The protection of privacy 10 Private information and media freedom 11 State Surveillance PART IV: Personal liberty 12 Police powers of stop, search, arrest, detention 13 Police questioning and safeguards for suspects 14 Redress for police malpractice 15 Anti-terrorism law and human rights

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