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Using Human Rights Law in English Courts - Murray Hunt

Using Human Rights Law in English Courts

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The primary purpose of this book is to demonstrate the scope that already exists for using international human rights law in English courts, regardless of its status as 'incorporated' or 'unincorporated'. Murray Hunt addresses directly what are commonly supposed to be the theoretical obstacles to using human rights law in English courts and aims to raise awareness of the extent to which these have now fallen away in light of recent developments in English judicial practice. The book was first published in hardback in March 1997.

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This excellent book will be welcomed by all lawyers who are interested in administrative and constitutional law, academics, practitioners and judges alike. It is written in a lucid style; and its arguments, some of which are provocative and controversial, are all marshalled with great clarity. The Hon. Sir John Dyson Judicial Review Jan 07 His work will make an important contribution towards educating those judges and lawyers who need to learn the language of legal rights to make the new Bill of Rights work effectively. David Pannick The Times Law Section 2002 It is a work that will repay repeated study...Using Human Rights Law announces Murray Hunt as a potentially important player in the future development of English public law. Ian Loveland Public Law 2002 [a book] from which all concerned with the development of public law, whether as judges, advocates or academics, will undoubtedly derive great benefit. Martin Loughlin Modern Law Review 2002 ...important and meticulously researched...The incorporation of the ECHR, together with Scottish devolution and further European integration, bring unprecedented challenges which will test the boundaries of the English legal imagination. Judges prepared to expand the existing horizon could do worse than read this book for helpful guidelines... Stephen Tierney European Public Law 2002 ...highly recommended as an essential and, somewhat unusually, very readable text for all those interested in or concerned with the use of international human rights law in English Courts and Tribunals. Tim Eicke Immigration and Nationality Law and Practice 2002 ...Hunt's work can be recommended unreservedly to lawyers across a wide field, not only in England, and will appeal to academics and practitioners alike. Professor Hugh Corder University of Toronto Law Journal 2002 ...a remarkable work of legal scholarship... Professor J.B. Ojwang Netherlands International Law Review 2002 ...an outstanding book... Roger Brownsword British Yearbook of International Law 2002

Preface and Acknowledgments
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes and Treaties
The Changing Domestic Status of International Legal Normsp. 1
The Implications of European Community Membership for Sovereignty Theoryp. 44
The Inadequacy of Sovereignty Theory Exposedp. 89
The Early Domestic Career of International Human Rights Lawp. 127
The Emergence of a Common Law Human Rights Jurisdictionp. 162
Human Rights in Administrative Lawp. 207
The Reception of International Human Rights Law via European Community Lawp. 262
Towards an Interpretive Obligationp. 297
Table of English Cases in which Judicial Reference has been made to Unincorporated International Human Rights Lawp. 325
The Bangalore Principles (1988)p. 385
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)p. 387
The European Convention on Human Rights (1950), Section I and Relevant Protocolsp. 395
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966), Parts I-IIIp. 405
Home Office Policy DP/2/93p. 415
Indexp. 421
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ISBN: 9781901362725
ISBN-10: 1901362728
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st March 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.6  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1