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Theory and practice of the European Convention on human rights.
Fifth edition / edited by Pieter van Dijk, Fried van Hoof, Arjen van Rijn, Leo Zwaak.
Cambridge : Intersentia, [2018]
xvii, 1230 pages ; 25 cm
1780684932, 1780684940, 9781780684932, 9781780684949
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Cambridge : Intersentia, [2018]
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General survey of the European Convention -- The procedure before the European Court of Human Rights -- The supervisory task of the Committee of Ministers -- The supervisory function of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe -- The system of restrictions -- Right to life (Article 2) -- Freedom from torture and other inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Aritcle 3) -- Freedom from slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour (Article 4) -- Right to liberty and security of person (Article 5) -- Right to a fair and public hearing (Article 6) -- Freedom from retrospective effect of penal legislation (Article 7) -- Right to respect for privacy (Article 8) -- Freedom of thought, conscience and religion (Aricle 9) -- Freedom of expression (Article 10) -- Freedom of association and assembly (Article 11) -- The right to marry and found a family (Article 12) -- Right to the peaceful enjoyment of one's possessions (Article 1 of Protocol no. 1) -- Right to education (Article 2 of Protocol no. 1) -- Free elections by secret ballot (Article 3 of Protocol no. 1) -- Prohibition of deprivation of liberty on the ground of inability to fulfill a contractual obligation (Article 1 of Protocol no. 4) -- The right to liberty of movement (Article 2 of Protocol no. 4) -- Prohibition of expulsion of nationals and the right of nationals to enter their own country (Article 3 of Protocol no. 4) -- Prohibition of collective exlpulsion of aliens (Article 4 of Protocol no. 4) -- Abolition of the death penalty (Article 1 of Protocol no. 6) -- Expulsion of aliens (Article 1 of Protocol no. 7) -- The right to review by higher tribunal (Article 2 of Protocol no. 7) -- Compensation for miscarriage of justice (Article 3 of Protocol no. 7) -- Ne bis in idem (Article 4 of Protocol no. 7) -- Equality of rights and responsibilities between spouses during and after marriage (Article 5 of Protocol no. 7) -- General prohibition of discrimination (Article 1 of Protocol no. 12) -- Abolition of the dealth penalty in time of war (Article 1 of Protocol no. 13) -- Right to an effective remedy before a national authority (Article 13) -- Prohibition of discrimination (Article 14) -- Derogation from the rights and freedoms in case of a public emergency (Article 15) -- Restrictions on the political activity of aliens (Article 16) -- Prohibition of abuse of the rights and freedoms set forth in the Conventon and of their limitations to a greater extent than is provided for in the Convention (Article 17) -- Prohibition of misuses of power in restricting the rights and freedoms (Article 18) -- Reservations (Article 57) -- Appendix: Dates of Ratification of the ECHR and additonal protocols.
This book provides a systematic and comprehensive overview of the functioning of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its application by the European Court of Human Rights.
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