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Description - Civil Liberties and Human Rights by Helen Fenwick

More than merely describing developments in the field of civil liberties and human rights, this comprehensive and challenging textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage and analysis of the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in an era in which human rights are coming increasingly under pressure. Extensively re-written and updated since the last edition, here Helen Fenwick considers the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, paying particular attention to Labour legislation, especially in the fields of criminal justice and terrorism. This book: considers recent key domestic decisions in the post-Human Rights Act era, including Campbell, A and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Dept, Ghaidan v Mendoza, R(Gillan) v Commisioner of Police of the Metropolis contains a new chapter on important developments in counter-terrorism law -- covering the Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001 and the Terrorism Acts 2005 and 2006 analyzes key developments in the sphere of media freedom, including the impact of the Communications Act 2003, Pro-life Alliance and Campbell explores new developments in criminal justice, including the Serious and Organized Crime Act 2005 addresses the changes in the field of anti-discrimination law, including the Sexual Orientation Regulations 2003 and Equality Act 2006. This textbook is an essential resource for students studying the development of human rights and civil liberties in the early years of the twenty-first century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859419373
ISBN-10: 1859419372
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 1728
Imprint: Routledge Cavendish
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Helen Fenwick

Helen Fenwick is Professor of Law at the University of Durham and Director of the Human Rights Center.

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