Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 July 2012

900 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199577361

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Cases, Materials, and Commentary on the European Convention on Human Rights

Third Edition

Alastair Mowbray

  • Covers all the major rights enshrined in the Convention, offering extremely detailed consideration of the key cases relevant to these rights and freedoms
  • Features extensive commentary from the author, a leading Convention scholar, what will enable students to swiftly grasp and assess the significance of each extract
  • The examination of Convention rights is placed in the context of the creation of the Convention, enabling consideration of its overall effectiveness
  • Includes detailed evaluation of the institutional and procedural workings of the European Court of Human Rights, giving students valuable insight into how the organisation works and is currently structured
  • Fully updated to cover all key developments since publication of the second edition, with extensive commentary on extracts taken from over 120 new cases, including: Opuz v Turkey, on States' positive obligations to protect victims of domestic violence; Gafgen v Germany, affirming the strict limits on police interrogation techniques; Rantsev v Cyprus & Russia, establishing the positive obligations on States to combat people trafficking; S. & Marper v UK, limiting the storage/use of DNA profiles
  • Detailed analysis of the introduction of Protocol 14 reforms to the Strasbourg control system and subsequent developments

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