Human Rights Law

Human Rights Law

by Howard Davis


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Human Rights Law by Howard Davis

Human Rights Law is written in an engaging and lively style with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on human rights law courses with clarity. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed but the book provides a thorough introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998 and the way in which the Act gives effect to the European Convention on Human Rights. It looks at the main terms and implications of the convention rights themselves, highlighting some of the more complex and controversial issues of the subject.

Howard Davis draws on his considerable teaching and authorial experience to guide students through human rights law in an engaging way, making use of helpful features including definitions, summaries, discussion topics and questions to explain and emphasize key issues. The text is made even easier to navigate through the use of a fresh color design, clear cross-referencing and many headings.

Online Resource Centre

The book is complemented by a website providing a range of free resources. Updates to case law and legislative developments are provided twice a year. An interactive test bank of questions linked to the book provides students with the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge and truly engage with the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199289349
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/06/2007
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr Howard Davis is a Reader in Public Law at Bournemouth Law School where he teaches human rights, constitutional law and administrative law. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Pisa (Italy) and was previously the Head of the School of Law at the Southampton Institute. He is the author of a number of books and articles on human rights and civil liberties.

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