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Published: 29 March 2012

936 Pages


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

New to this Edition:

  • 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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