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Published: 03 April 2014

600 Pages


ISBN: 9780198701552

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Textbook on Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Tenth Edition

Richard Stone

  • Full coverage of civil liberties topics and issues ensures that this is the perfect text for use on such modules, as well as any human rights law module
  • A thematic approach is adopted throughout, helping students to appreciate the overlap and interconnected nature of the subject, and the close association between the articles of the European Convention
  • Questions for discussion are included at the end of each chapter, to check students' understanding and to encourage them to engage with the key issues
  • Suggestions for further reading assist and encourage students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the topic

New to this Edition:

  • Austin v UK on kettling and the deprivation of liberty
  • von Hannover v Germany (No 2) and Springer v Germany on privacy
  • Othman (Abu Qatada) v UK on asylum and fair trial rights
  • O'Donoghue and Others v UK on the right to marry
  • the Supreme Court's views in R v Gul on the definition of terrorism
  • the Court of Appeal's rulings in Hall v Bull and Black v Wilkinson on discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation where this conflicts with religious beliefs
  • Att Gen v Davey on contempt and the internet
  • The Anti-Social Behaviour and Policing Act, which will replace ASBOs with Injunctions to Prevent Nuisance and Disorder

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