This is the eighth edition of the successful civil liberties guide Your Rights.
Now expanded and extended in scope to include all new legislation that has come into force since the last edition was published in 2000, this book includes, a new introduction covering the Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights and a new chapter on the Rights of the Bereaved. In addition to, updated and expanded chapters on the rights of suspects, rights of defendants, rights of prisoners, rights of immigrants and the rights of families and children.
Written by leading lawyers and campaigners at Liberty, this is the ultimate reference handbook for specialists and general readers alike.
Megan Addis is the Advice and Information Officer at Liberty, Britain's leading campaign body working for the promotion of civil rights. She is the co-author of the guide to civil liberties, Your Rights (Pluto, 2005). Prior to joining Liberty she practised civil and criminal litigation. Penelope Morrow is Liberty's Advice and Information Project Officer, Britain's leading campaign body working for the promotion of civil rights. In addition to her work as a barrister and solicitor, she is one of the authors of the guide to civil liberties, Your Rights (Pluto, 2005). Liberty (the National Council for Civil Liberties) is Britain's leading campaign body working for the promotion of civil rights. They are the author of the guide to civil liberties, Your Rights (Pluto, 2005).
Introduction Foreword 1. The Human Rights Act 1998: An Overview 2. How to Get Redress 3. The Right to Privacy 4. The Right to Know 5. The Rights of Suspects 6. The Rights of Defendants 7. The Rights of Prisoners 8. The Right of Peaceful Protest 9. The Right of Free Expression 10. The Right to Receive Equal Treatment 11. The Rights of Immigrants 12. The Rights of People Detained Under the Mental Health Act 1983 13. The Rights of Children and Young People 14. The Rights of Workers 15. The Law Relating to Gypsies and Travellers 16. The Rights of the Bereaved 17. Accessing UK Legal Resources