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Meetings, Protest, and Public Order

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the scope of legal rights to hold meetings on the streets and other public fora. It considers the relationship of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly. The relationship of ... More


Regional Human Rights Bodies

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter covers the case-law of the regional human rights systems. Key topics include killings by non-state actors, slavery and forced labour, privacy, and freedom of expression and assembly.


The First Amendment: Background

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 5 opens with a brief background to the First Amendment, recounting the history of the Bill of Rights. Thereafter, the chapter shifts to the substance of the First Amendment. The First ... More


An Assault on Individual Rights

Wojciech Sadurski

in Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Since coming to power, the Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS)) party has not engineered any massive breaches of individual rights, but its effective dismantling of checks and balances ... More


Taking rights seriously? Official policy and actual practice

Randall Peerenboom

in China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226122
eISBN:
9780191696183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226122.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents a brief overview of the official human rights policy of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and examines China's record on personal integrity rights and civil and political ... More


Conscience, Religion, Association, Assembly, Petition, and Duties

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/9780198790990.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Freedom of conscience and religion was recognized by the common law but not respected by Parliament until the repeal in the nineteenth century of the penal laws discriminating against ... More


Freedom of Association

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that freedom of association must be subject to limits in order to preserve public order in the face of religious extremism. It first considers the dangers associated with freedom ... More


Continuity, 1982–1990

Justin Collings

in Democracy's Guardians: A History of the German Federal Constitutional Court, 1951–2001

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198753377
eISBN:
9780191815003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753377.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 4 reports the Court’s rebound from the 1970s crisis. It describes how the Court benefited by contrast from a series of political scandals and how it responded to a massive popular uprising by ... More


Afterword

Wojciech Sadurski

in Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While the developments described in the book give great cause for concern, there are nevertheless some democratic resources that may justify moderate optimism: Poland has a lively and pluralistic ... More


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