Human Rights Law in Scotland

By: Jim Murdoch
ISBN: 9781780435732

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About Human Rights Law in Scotland

Human Rights Law in Scotland, Fourth Edition provides essential practical guidance to the Scottish legal profession. Written by two distinguished authors, the work explores the impact of human rights legislation in Scotland and provides a comprehensive review of ECHR (European Court of Human Rights) jurisprudence and relevant domestic legislation and case law as well as an overview of Strasbourg enforcement machinery. The fourth edition of this highly regarded work has... Read more

About Human Rights Law in Scotland

Human Rights Law in Scotland, Fourth Edition provides essential practical guidance to the Scottish legal profession. Written by two distinguished authors, the work explores the impact of human rights legislation in Scotland and provides a comprehensive review of ECHR (European Court of Human Rights) jurisprudence and relevant domestic legislation and case law as well as an overview of Strasbourg enforcement machinery.

The fourth edition of this highly regarded work has been fully updated to reflect legislative changes to the Scotland Act 2012 (amending the Scotland Act 1998) and coverage of two new Protocols to the ECHR, as well as new case law and developments in jurisprudence.

This highly regarded title is essential reading for legal practitioners, government agencies, students and others who require a clear and up-to-date guide to the application of European human rights law in Scotland.

Previous print edition ISBN: 9781847665560

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The ECHR and Scots law
Chapter 2 European protection of human rights
Chapter 3 Applying the European Convention on Human Rights
Chapter 4 Physical integrity: life, torture and inhuman treatment, servitude, and liberty of person
Chapter 5 Fair administration of justice
Chapter 6 Private and family life; and education
Chapter 7 Civil and political liberties: thought, expression, assembly and association; and free elections
Chapter 8 Property rights
Appendix I: Human Rights Act 1998
Appendix II: Scotland Act 1998
Appendix IIA Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995
Appendix III: European Convention on Human Rights

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 24 February 2017
ISBN: 9781780435732
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4
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