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Rainey: Human Rights Law Concentrate 3e

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. Which philosopher called the idea of natural rights 'nonsense on stilts'?

Question 2

Chapter 1. Which one of the statements below is false?

Question 3

Chapter 2. Which of the examples below has not been developed by the European Court of Human Rights as a situation where the state has a positive obligation to protect?

Question 4

Chapter 2. In Osman v UK (1998), the European Court laid down a test, which can be used to apply a general positive obligation on a state. Which of the following statements is not part of the Osman test?

Question 5

Chapter 3. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 6

Chapter 3. In which of the following cases was the issue of damages as a remedy under S8 treated restrictively by the Court?

Question 7

Chapter 4. The right not to be ill treated is which of the following?

Question 8

Chapter 4. Article 2 can apply even where no death occurs. This was found in which case?

Question 9

Chapter 5. Article 6(3) guarantees explicit minimum rights for anyone charged with a criminal offence. Which of the following is not included?

Question 10

Chapter 5. In which UK case did the House of Lords (now known as the Supreme Court) decide that special advocates in closed hearings under terrorism legislation should be allowed to communicate to the controllee an irreducible minimum of information regarding the case against them?

Question 11

Chapter 6. In which case did the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights give a wide margin of appreciation to the state and find no violation where the applicants claimed noise pollution caused by night flights violated article 8?

Question 12

Chapter 6. In Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2008], the UK Court found that…

Question 13

Chapter 7. Which of the following statements is not accurate?

Question 14

Chapter 7. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 15

Chapter 8. In Refah Partisi v Turkey (2001), the state dissolved the applicant political party that was a part of the coalition government on the grounds that it threatened the state. The European Court of Human Rights found this action by the state…

Question 16

Chapter 8. In which UK case did the House of Lords (now the Supreme Court) find that the stopping, searching and return of coaches on their way to an anti-war demonstration was disproportionate under article 11?

Question 17

Chapter 9. Under article 14 of the ECHR, discrimination can be raised as an issue before the European Court of human rights…

Question 18

Chapter 9. In which of the cases below did the European Court of Human Rights find that the applicant did not have a comparator, i.e. was not in an analogous position with someone who did not have the characteristic in question?

Question 19

Chapter 10. Which of the following acts is not explicitly listed as an act of terrorism in the definition of terrorism given in S(1) Terrorism Act 2000?

Question 20

Chapter 10. Which of the following is not accurate?