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Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Andrew L-T Choo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199280834
eISBN:
9780191712876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280834.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an abuse of the ... More


Is a Constitutional Environmental Right Necessary? A European Perspective

Tim Hayward

in Constitutional Environmental Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses the doubt about whether, even if legitimately enforceable, a constitutional right to an adequate environment is necessary. The European Union (EU) is taken as a context in which that doubt ... More


Le Royaume-Uni, la France et la Convention européenne des droits de l’homme

Jean Paul Cost and Patrick Titiunt

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the relationship between, on the one hand, the European Convention on Human Rights, and on the other two Members of the Council of Europe, the United Kingdom and France. It ... More


Contrôle de Constitutionnalité, Contrôle de Conventionnalité et Judicial Review: La mise en œuvre de la Convention Européenne des droits de l’homme en France et au Royaume-Uni

Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and the domestic law of the United Kingdom and France. It discusses the incorporation of the Convention by means ... More


External Pressures on the Outside: Constructing a Familiar European Judicial Order

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter stresses the interactive pressures between the two paradigmatic European judicial institutions: the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The ... More


Pre-Conclusion: Major Shifts or Minor Adjustments?

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines whether reforms in the French system represent major transformations of, or merely minor adjustments to, the traditional French judicial order. Do the procedural reforms ... More


The Reform of the Convention System: Institutional Restructuring and the (Geo-)Politics of Human Rights

Robert Harmsen

in The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199694495
eISBN:
9780191729782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694495.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A discourse of imperative reform has marked discussions surrounding the institutional system of the European Convention on Human Rights since the early 1980s. Yet, the underlying drivers of these ... More


On Liberty and the European Convention on Human Rights

Mary Arden

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter details the unique contribution of Lord Bingham to the development of human rights in the UK, his speeches on the implementation of the ECHR, and the role of the courts in applying it. ... More


Lord Bingham and the Human Rights Act 1998: The Search for Democratic Legitimacy During the ‘War on Terror’

Richard Clayton and Hugh Tomlinson

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with Lord Bingham's contribution to the legitimacy of the Human Rights Act (HRA) in the climate of the war on terror. It concentrates on two topics: the way in which the House of ... More


RECENT CASE LAW ON THE PROTECTION OF PROPERTY IN THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Luzius Wildhaber and Isabelle Wildhaber

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

The guarantee of the protection of property, contained in Article 1 of Additional Protocol No. 1, has become — after Article 6 ECHR — the second most frequently invoked guarantee of the Convention. ... More


The Essence of and Response to the Indeterminacy of Treaty Provisions

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546220
eISBN:
9780191720000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546220.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on a number of contexts where the policy-abundant indeterminate notions are included in treaties with the effect of impacting the rights and duties of States. These contexts ... More


A Theory of Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights

George Letsas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203437
eISBN:
9780191707773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203437.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book provides a philosophical study of the methods of interpretation used by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. By drawing on Anglo-American legal, political, and moral ... More


A Europe of Rights: The Impact of the ECHR on National Legal Systems

Helen Keller and Alec Stone Sweet (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535262
eISBN:
9780191715723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535262.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The European Convention on Human Rights has evolved into a sophisticated legal system, whose formal reach into the domestic law and politics of the Contracting States is limited only by the ... More


Diplomatic Intrusions, Dialogues, and Fragile Equilibria: The European Court as a Constitutional Actor of the European Union

Laurent Scheeck

in The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199694495
eISBN:
9780191729782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694495.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The role of the ECtHR in the EU is a paradoxical case of asymmetrical inter-institutional power relations. This chapter argues that, contrary to the intuitive assumption, ECHR norms have ... More


Economic and Social Interests and the European Convention on Human Rights

Colin Warbrick

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that, with the exception of the right to education, the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) does not protect economic and social rights. The chapter does not dispute that ... More


The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to life) on the law of self-defence. It concludes that Article 2 clearly does not permit lethal ... More


The Convention of 1950 and Key Features of its Subsequent Evolution

Ed Bates

in The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights: From Its Inception to the Creation of a Permanent Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199207992
eISBN:
9780191728440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207992.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

The chapter begins by reflecting on the significance of the ECHR from the perspective of international law in 1950. It closely examines the substantive text of the ECHR as well as the original scheme ... More


Different Regimes, Different Methods of Interpretation?

Eirik Bjorge

in The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716143
eISBN:
9780191784873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716143.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 asks whether different types of treaty ought to be interpreted according to different methods of treaty interpretation. In order to answer this question, Chapter 2 deals, by way of ... More


Accession to the ECHR

Giorgio Gaja

in EU Law after Lisbon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644322
eISBN:
9780191738173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644322.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

With the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon the long drawn-out debate over the accession of the European Community — and later the European Union — to the European Convention on Human Rights ... More


Liberal Democracy and the Media in European and International Law

Perry Keller

in European and International Media Law: Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198268550
eISBN:
9780191728518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268550.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter Three examines the political and legal foundations of European and international media law. These stem from long running efforts to entrench liberal economic and political principles into ... More


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