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Cases Materials And Commentary On The European Convention On Human Rights

Author : Alastair Mowbray
ISBN : 9780199577361
Genre : Law
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This edition provides students with an invaluable guide to the key jurisprudence of the European Court, as well as essential background on the creation of the Convention.

Cases And Materials On The European Convention On Human Rights

Author : Alastair R. Mowbray
ISBN : 0199206740
Genre : Law
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This second edition provides students with a selection of the leading jurisprudence, together with commentary, on the major rights enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights. It also examines the creation of the Convention, and the role of the institutions and remedies available at the European level.

Cases Materials And Commentary On Administrative Law

Author : S. H. Bailey
ISBN : 0421900709
Genre : Administrative law
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* New edition of the leading casebook on administrative law * Features substantial extracts from leading cases, as well as extracts from relevant statutes, rules, government reports, White Papers, and inquiries * Incorporates developments brought about by the Human Rights Act 1998

International Human Rights Law

Author : Olivier De Schutter
ISBN : 9781107063754
Genre : Law
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Fully updated edition offers coverage of new topics and a more student-friendly design, while retaining the original style and features.

The Foundations Of International Investment Law

Author : Zachary Douglas
ISBN : 9780191508585
Genre : Law
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International investment law is one of the fastest growing areas of international law. It has led to the signing of thousands of agreements, mostly in the form of investment contracts and bilateral investment treaties. Also, in the last two decades, there has been an exponential growth in the number of disputes being resolved by investment arbitration tribunals. Yet the legal principles at the basis of international investment law and arbitration remain in a state of flux. Perhaps the best illustration of this phenomenon is the wide disagreement among investment tribunals on some of the core concepts underpinning the regime, such as investment, property, regulatory powers, scope of jurisdiction, applicable law, or the interactions with other areas of international law. The purpose of this book is to revisit these conceptual foundations in order to shed light on the practice of international investment law. It is an attempt to bridge the growing gap between the theory and the practice of this thriving area of international law. The first part of the book focuses on the 'infrastructure' of the investment regime or, more specifically, on the structural arrangements that have been developed to manage foreign investment transactions and the potential disputes arising from them. The second part of the book identifies the common conceptual bases of an array of seemingly unconnected practical problems in order to clarify the main stakes and offer balanced solutions. The third part addresses the main sources of 'regime stress' as well as the main legal mechanisms available to manage such challenges to the operation of the regime. Overall, the book offers a thorough investigation of the conflicting theoretical positions underlying international investment law, testing their worth by reference to concrete issues that have arisen in the jurisprudence. It demonstrates that many of the most important practical questions arising in practice can be addressed by a carefully dosed resort to theory.

State Responsibility Climate Change And Human Rights Under International Law

Author : Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh
ISBN : 9781509918461
Genre : Law
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The last decade has witnessed an increasing focus on the relationship between climate change and human rights. Several international human rights bodies have expressed concern about the negative implications of climate change for the enjoyment of human rights, and the Paris Agreement is the first multilateral climate agreement to refer explicitly to states' human rights obligations in connection with climate change. Yet despite this, there are still significant gaps in our understanding of the role of international human rights law in enhancing accountability for climate action or inaction. As the Paris Agreement has shifted the focus of the climate change regime towards voluntary action, and the humanitarian impacts of climate change are increasingly being felt around the world, accountability for climate change has become an increasingly salient issue. This book offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the legal issues related to accountability for the human rights impact of climate change, drawing on the state responsibility regime. It explains when and where state action relating to climate change may amount to a violation of human rights, and evaluates various avenues of legal redress available to victims. The overall analysis offers a perceptive insight into the potential of innovative rights-based climate actions to shape climate and energy policies around the world.

Manual On Hate Speech

Author : Malcolm D. Evans
ISBN : 9004176284
Genre : Law
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This volume contains two manuals in both English and French on the topic of the wearing of religious symbols in public areas (written by Malcolm Evans) and hate speech (written by Anne Weber). The manuals fall within the scope of the Committee of Experts for the Development of Human Rights, and were prepared under the authority of the Steering Committee for Human Rights, as part of its work on human rights in a multicultural society. They were launched during the conference "Human Rights in culturally diverse societies: Challenges and perspectives" which was organised by the Council of Europe in The Hague, The Netherlands.

A Practitioner S Guide To The European Convention On Human Rights

Author : Karen Reid
ISBN : 9780414042421
Genre : Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
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This is a practical and detailed reference guide to the procedure for taking a case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). As well as explaining the principles of the European Convention on Human Rights (and its role in UK law), the book provides step-by-step guidance on the practices and procedures involved in bringing a case before the ECHR, ensuring that practitioners have a comprehensive guide to practising in the Court.The new edition will provide an update on the relevant procedures, case law and problem areas, as well as including a clear explanation of the organisation and structure of the ECHR, the latest trends in case sources and topics, and coverage of key provisions and general principles organised by subject area.

Russian Law Journal

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The “Russian Law Journal” (RLJ) magazine is one of the first English-language legal academic editions regularly published in Russia. It is an All-Russian interuniversity platform designed to promote Russian legal researches abroad. The magazine is meant for both Russian and foreign readers including major world legal libraries, academics and practicing lawyers. International editorial board and editorial team are represented by professors from leading world centers of legal education and legal science, like Harvard, Yale, Cambridge and La Sorbonne, as well as by scientists from Russian law schools (Moscow State University, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Saint-Petersburg State University, Higher School of Economics).

Counter Terrorism And The Detention Of Suspected Terrorists

Author : Claire Macken
ISBN : 9781136741869
Genre : Law
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In a regional, national and global response to terrorism, the emphasis necessarily lies on preventing the next terrorist act. Yet, with prevention comes prediction: the need to identify and detain those considered likely to engage in a terrorist act in the future. The detention of ‘suspected terrorists’ is intended, therefore, to thwart a potential terrorist act recognising that retrospective action is of no consequence given the severity of terrorist crime. Although preventative steps against those reasonably suspected to have an intention to commit a terrorist act is sound counter-terrorism policy, a law allowing arbitrary arrest and detention is not. A State must carefully enact anti-terrorism laws to ensure that preventative detention does not wrongly accuse and grossly slander an innocent person, nor allow a terrorist to evade detection. This book examines whether the preventative detention of suspected terrorists in State counter-terrorism policy is consistent with the prohibitions on arbitrary arrest and detention in international human rights law. This examination is based on the ‘principle of proportionality’; a principle underlying the prohibition on arbitrary arrest as universally protected in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and given effect to internationally in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and regionally in regional instruments including the European Convention on Human Rights. The book is written from a global counter-terrorism perspective, drawing particularly on examples of preventative detention from the UK, US and Australia, as well as jurisprudence from the ECHR.

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