Over fifty years after its founding, the European Court of Human Rights has dispensed more than 16,000 judgments and affects the lives of over 820 million people. The sixth edition of Jacobs, White & Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights is a clear and concise companion to this increasingly important and extensive area of the law. Examining each of the Convention rights in turn, the text lays out the key principles relevant to both students and practitioners. Cutting through the ever-expanding web of cases, authors take you to the pivotal cases in each area and examine the principles that underpin the Court's decisions. A focus on the European Convention itself, rather than its implementation in any one member state, makes Jacobs, White & Ovey essential reading for all those interested in the work of the Strasbourg Court. Online Resource Centre The text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre that features updates on cases and legislation since publication as well as links to useful websites and further reading on the European Convention.
Bernadette Rainey is Lecturer in Law at Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University. Elizabeth Wicks is Professor of Human Rights Law at the School of Law, University of Leicester. Clare Ovey is Head of Division at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg.
PART 1: INSTITUTIONS AND PROCEDURES ; PART 2: CONVENTION RIGHTS ; PART 3: REFLECTIONS
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6th Revised edition
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