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Published: 26 March 2009

2,768 Pages


ISBN: 9780199263578

Bookseller Code (AU)

The Law of Human Rights

Second Edition

Richard Clayton QC and Hugh Tomlinson QC

Law of Human Rights Series

  • A thoroughly revised and updated new edition of the leading practitioner text on the law of human rights, cited in no less than eight House of Lords judgments
  • An invaluable reference for human rights practitioners and academics alike
  • Fully updated since the first edition to cover the impact and consolidation of the Human Rights Act 1998 into domestic law
  • Contains new material on human rights law in South Africa and Scotland
  • Offers an up-to-date discussion of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Contains a comprehensive treatment of the issues arising under the Human Rights Act 1998, such as the principles of proportionality, the nature of public authorities, and the developing rights of privacy
  • Includes a separate materials volume containing the Act, the Convention and all relevant international human rights instruments

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