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Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Michael Tugendhat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This short history of human rights for lawyers, and others interested in history and politics, shows that they are British rights, not because Britons invented these ‘rights of mankind’, but because ... More


The Rule of Law Concept

Geranne Lautenbach

in The Concept of the Rule of Law and the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671199
eISBN:
9780191750663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671199.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The rule of law is an essentially contested concept. It is defined in many different manners and debate is also necessary to keep it thriving. The differences concern the question which elements are ... More


Introduction

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From the 1700s to the 1950s human rights were respected better in Britain than anywhere else, and human rights were popular in Britain. But by the 1990s British people no longer saw human rights as ... More


Historical Overview

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The American and French Declarations, the UDHR, and the ECHR all reflect English law. The UK in adhering to them to bind other countries to rights, not to reform British law. UDHR rights are against ... More


Introduction

Eirik Bjorge

in Domestic Application of the ECHR: Courts as Faithful Trustees

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743637
eISBN:
9780191803246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743637.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces the research question to which the book seeks to provide an answer: What is the proper role of the domestic courts in the application of the European Convention on Human ... More


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