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Title Human rights brought home : socio-legal perspectives on human rights in the national context / edited by Simon Halliday and Patrick Schmidt
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (278 pages)
Series Human rights law in perspective ; v. 3
Human rights law in perspective ; v. 3
Contents Introduction : socio-legal perspectives on human rights in the national context / Patrick Schmidt and Simon Halliday -- Implementing human rights / Denis Galligan and Deborah Sandler -- France, the UK, and the 'boomerang' of the internationalisation of human rights (1945-2000) / Mikael Rask Madsen -- 'We've had to raise our game': liberty's litigation strategy under the Human Rights Act 1998 / Richard J. Maiman -- Implementing the Human Rights Act into the courts in England and Wales : culture shift or damp squib? / John Raine and Clive Walker -- The effectiveness of national human rights institutions / Stephen Livingstone and Rachel Murray -- When do rights matter? A case study of the right to equal treatment in Sweden / Reza Banakar -- Human rights and French criminal justice : opening the door to pre-trial defence rights / Jacqueline Hodgson -- The millennium blip : the Human Rights Act 1998 and local government / Luke Clements and Rachel Morris -- Empowering children? Legal understandings and experiences of rights in the Scottish children's hearings system / Anne Griffiths and Randy Frances Kandel
Summary What practical impact does the incorporation of international human rights standards into domestic law have? This collection of essays explores human rights in domestic legal systems. The enactment of the Human Rights Act in 1998, ushering the European Convention on Human Rights fully into UK law, represented a landmark in the UK constitutional order. Other European states similarly have elevated the status of human rights in their domestic legal systems. However, whilst much has been written about doctrinal legal developments, little is yet known about the empirical effects of bringing rights
Analysis Socio-legal perspectives
Notes Papers from a seminar series held at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-273) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Human Rights Act 1998 -- Congresses
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950 November 5) -- Congresses
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Human Rights Act 1998 (Great Britain)
Human rights -- Europe -- Congresses.
Human rights -- Great Britain -- Congresses
International and municipal law -- Congresses.
Implementatie (wetgeving)
Nationaal recht.
Human rights.
International and municipal law.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Congressen (vorm)
Landenoverzichten (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Halliday, Simon, 1966-
Schmidt, Patrick D. (Patrick Delbert), 1971-
ISBN 1472563077