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European Human Rights Law

Text and Materials

Third Edition

Mark W. Janis, Richard S. Kay, and Anthony W. Bradley

January 2008

ISBN: 9780199277469

1,016 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £45.99

The third edition of European Human Rights Law has been substantially expanded to provide in-depth coverage of the key articles of the European Convention on Human Rights. A broad selection of case extracts is accompanied by stimulating commentary and comparative analysis that draws from the case law of the USA, Canada, and elsewhere.

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The third edition of European Human Rights Law has been substantially expanded to provide in-depth coverage of the key articles of the European Convention on Human Rights. A broad selection of case extracts is accompanied by stimulating commentary and comparative analysis that draws from the case law of the USA, Canada, and elsewhere.

  • In-depth coverage of all the principal articles of the Convention, providing students of European human rights law with a complete resource
  • Provides a wide selection of extracts from essential cases, with clear commentary from three leading experts in the field, ensuring students can assess the significance of judicial decisions with confidence
  • Sets the Strasbourg legal system in its political and historical context to bring the subject to life and foster a more realistic understanding of the law in context
  • Extensive comparative material from other constitutional courts provides students with a useful international perspective

New to this edition

  • New chapters on right to life, right to religious freedom, and right to an education
  • Contributions from Professor Jim Murdoch and Professor Aileen McColgan on new chapters on right to property and right against discrimination
  • Expanded treatment of court procedure and remedies
  • Further reference to human rights theory and academic journal articles
  • Enhanced layout and page design

About the Author(s)

Mark W. Janis, William F. Starr Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, Richard S. Kay, Wallace Stevens Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, and Anthony W. Bradley, Barrister of the Inner Temple, Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Edinburgh; Research Fellow, Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford

Table of Contents

    PART I: THE CONVENTION AND THE COURT
    1: The European Convention on Human Rights
    2: Strasbourg's Legal Machinery
    3: The European Court of Human Rights
    PART II: SUBSTANTIVE ADJUDICATION IN THE COURT
    4: The right to life
    5: Torture; inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; and slavery
    6: Freedom of expression; association
    7: Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion
    8: Respect for private and family life; marriage
    9: The right to freedom from discrimination
    10: Property
    11: The right to education
    12: The right to liberty and security of person
    13: The right to a fair and public hearing
    PART III THE IMPACT OF THE STRASBOURG SYSTEM
    14: The effect in national law of the European Convention on Human Rights
    15: Problems and prospects

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