An essential reference tool for the practitioner, this major new looseleaf work provides encyclopedic coverage on all aspects of the European Convention of Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998. Two updating releases a year ensure that readers are always up to date with new cases and developments in this area.
* Clear explanation of the Human Rights Act 1998 and its impact on domestic law
* Deals chapter-by-chapter with each Article and Protocol of the Convention, including right to a fair trial, right to respect for private and family life and freedom of expression
* Provides extensive references to case law from the ECHR
* Covers the key Convention principles developed by the Court and Commission, such as proportionality and necessity
* Details the procedures for taking a case to Strasbourg, including time limits, legal aid, levels of compensation and representative action and evidence
* Written by authors with immense expertise in human rights work in the UK and European courts
* Understanding the Convention * Article 2: The Right to Life * Article 3: Prohibition of Ill-Treatment * Article 4: Prohibition of Slavery and Forced Labour * Article 5: Right to Liberty and Security * Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial * Article 7: No Punishment Without Law * Article 8: The Right to Respect for Private and Family Life * Article 9: Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion * Article 10: Freedom of Expression * Article 11: Freedom of Assembly and Association * Article 12: The Right to Marry *Article 13: Right to an Effective Remedy * Article 14: Prohibition of Discrimination * Article 1 of Protocol No. 1: Protection of Property * Article 2 of Protocol No. 1: Right to Education * Article 3 of Protocol No. 1: The Right to Free Elections * The Human Rights Act 1998 * The European Court of Human Rights: Practice and Procedure * Admissibility Criteria