A Practitioner's Guide to the European Convention on Human Rights 5e

A Practitioner's Guide to the European Convention on Human Rights 5e

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$379.01 RRP

Date: 10/12/2015

Code: 9780414038776

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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This is the 5th edition of this comprehensive title providing a practical guide to making an application to the European Court of Human Rights, along with a contextual guide to the Convention’s principles and approach.

The 5th edition of Reid: A Practitioner's Guide to the ECHR:

  • Provides a fully updated text covering both the key procedural matters and points of principle established in recent case law.
  • Identifies problem areas with the Convention and offers possible solutions.
  • Provides a full explanation of the principles of the European Convention of Human Rights as well as the European Court’s approach to those principles.
  • Includes detailed summaries of relevant case law on subjects ranging from Forced Labour to Mental Health and the impact those decisions have on those practising at the European Court, with reference to the relevant article of the European Convention and a list of key case law.
    Gives step-by-step advice on successfully preparing and bringing a case before the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Highlights remedies and damages that can be expected in a detailed section dealing with just satisfaction awards.
  • Contains all tools and materials relevant to practitioners preparing and bringing cases before the European Court of Human Rights including: The 1950 European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: Dates of entry into force; Article 63 declaration; Application form and explanatory note; Legal aid rates and Practice directions.

There are several new chapters in the new 5th edition including:

  • Lawyers' Rights
  • Medical Treatment;
  • Protection of Life
  • Use of Lethal Force.

Furthermore Part IA ‘Procedure’ has been revised and rewritten to reflect changes in procedure, includes revised Admissibility checklist.

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