TITLE

HRA gains plaudits but terrorist legislation set to test it to the full

AUTHOR(S)
Middleton, David
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the fifth anniversary of Great Britain's Human Rights Act (HRA), which was created to force English courts to interpret the law in a way compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Duty of the courts to develop the common law to be compatible with the ECHR; Landmark HRA cases; Impact that the HRA will likely have on the continued focus on terrorism-related issues; Law practitioners' assessment of the HRA.
ACCESSION #
18556007

 

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