Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 April 2006

248 Pages

ISBN: 9780748622627

Bookseller Code (01)

The Judiciary, Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Steven Foster

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Politics Study Guides

  • Offers a comprehensive introduction to three key issues: human rights legislation, the role of senior judges, and the protection of civil liberties
  • Guides the reader through complex current debates on public order, covert and mass surveillance, and prevention of terrorism
  • Provides updated descriptions of key statutes including the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005
  • Assesses contemporary developments in American law and order policy including the USA/ Patriot Act
  • Summarises the arguments of civil liberties lobbies and successive governments

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