Europakonventionen om skydd för de mänskliga rättigheterna och de grundläggande friheterna utgör idag det grundläggande instrumentet för fri- och rättighetsskyddet i Europa. Skyddet omfattar idag medborgarna i 47 europeiska stater inklusive de 28 medlemsstaterna i EU.
If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Human Rights Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks.
Illustrating the scope of this fascinating and wide-reaching subject to the student, this clear and concise text gives a broad introduction to international human rights law. Coverage includes regional systems of protection, the role of the UN, and a variety of substantive rights.
The history of ideas on rule of law for world order is a fascinating one, as revealed in this comparative study of both Eastern and Western traditions.
This book explores the large and controversial subject of the use of force in international law.
In the referendum of 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. However, in constitutional terms, nothing has changed. The Leave side won but Brexit has not been triggered. The UK remains a member of the EU. No formal negotiations have been held; no exit terms have been decided.
While treaties can be notoriously difficult to amend by formal means, they must nevertheless be adapted over time in order to remain useful. Herein lies the role of subsequent practice as a key tool for treaty change.
The European Court of Justice is one of the most important actors in the process of European integration. Political science still struggles to understand its significance, with recent scholarship emphasizing how closely rulings reflect member states' preferences.
Ten years ago, in the wake of massive crimes in central Africa and the Balkans, the first permanent international criminal court was established in The Hague despite resistance from some of the world's most powerful states.
Since the 1957 Rome Treaty, the European Union has changed dramatically - in terms of its composition, scope and depth.
Introduced in 2008, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has existed for nearly a decade. Examining how different countries apply the Convention, this comprehensive study delineates the differences between thirteen jurisdictions.
Blackstone's International Criminal Practice is the definitive guide to the practice of the international criminal courts, tribunals and relevant domestic practice.
Fresh, modern, and practical, Public Law provides law undergraduates with a unique approach to constitutional and administrative law, aptly demonstrating why this is an exciting time to be studying the subject.
The rights of indigenous peoples under international law have seen significant change in recent years, as various international bodies have attempted to address the question of how best to protect and enforce their rights.
In this collection of essays, originally presented at the Academy of European Law in Florence, the changing landscape of the EU's legal acts is explored.
How have generations of Americans debated and shaped the constitutional meanings of liberty, equality, justice, and "We, the people"? What roles have engaged citizens and social movements played in effecting transformative constitutional change?
The tenth edition of the Immigration Law Handbook continues to bring together all the key materials relevant to Immigration and Asylum Law in one, essential reference tool for those practicing in the field.
How can the European Union create laws that are uniform in a multitude of languages? Specifically, how can it attain both legal integration and language diversity simultaneously, without the latter compromising the former? C.J.W. Baaij argues that the answer lies in the domain of translation.
Underground warfare was a tactic of yesteryear, but has now re-emerged as more complex and more dangerous than ever before.
This book is an intellectual history of Ernst Fraenkel's The Dual State (1941, reissued 2017), one of the most erudite books on the theory of dictatorship ever written.
Today, investor-state arbitration embodies the worst fears of those concerned about runaway globalization - a far cry from its framers' intentions. Why did governments create a special legal system in which foreign investors can bring cases directly against states?
The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union have had a significant impact on UK employment law, but the ultimate contours of this are still developing and emerging, particularly post-BREXIT.
The effectiveness of a state's claim to territory has long been one of international law's central concerns when determining territorial entitlement.
The law of state responsibility is one of the cornerstones of the modern international legal system, regulating when a state can be held accountable for breaching its obligations under international law, and the consequences of such a breach.
Statelessness and International Refugee Law examines the extent to which the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees protectsde jure stateless persons.
The general principles of EU law remain one of the most complex areas of EU law.
Millions of people are today forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict, systematic discrimination, or other forms of persecution.
Whether there is a public health need for the containment and response to swine flu, or an individual need to access health care across the border for a hip operation to alleviate pain, the EU has an increasingly powerful role in the field of human health.
Neighbourhood policing is one of the most significant and high profile innovations in UK policing in recent times. It has also been one of the most successful, garnering widespread political and public support for its objectives and the processes of policing that it has sought to embed.
International Migration Law provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the international legal framework applicable to the movement of persons.The role of international law in this field is complex, and often ambiguous: there is no single source for the international law governing migratio
Though the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1788, its impact on our lives is as recent as today's news. Claims and counterclaims about the constitutionality of governmental actions are a habit of American politics.
Vaali- ja puoluelainsäädäntö -teos on alansa ainoa perusteellinen oikeudellinen tietolähde, politiikan juridiikan käsikirja. Kirja tarjoaa yksityiskohtaisen selvityksen siitä, kuinka yleiset vaalit Suomessa toimitetaan ja mikä on rekisteröityjen puolueiden oikeudellinen asema.
Kansainvälisen oikeuden käsikirja johdattaa lukijansa kansainvälisen oikeuden peruskysymyksiin yleistajuisesti. Kirjassa käydään läpi kansainvälisen oikeuden perusteet ja keskeiset alueet, joihin kuuluvat muun muassa asevoiman käytön sääntely ja kansojen itsemääräämisoikeuden sääntely.
This book assesses whether a new category of actors-religious actors-has been constructed within international law.
Democratic states must protect the liberty of citizens and must accommodate both religious liberty and cultural diversity. This democratic imperative is one reason for the increasing secularity of most modern democracies.
In his excellent introduction to this new edition of W.P.M.
Lyhyen tähtäimen säästöjen etsiminen valtion virastojen toiminnassa ei enää riitä. Toiminnan kustannuksia on tarkasteltava monesta eri näkökulmasta ja on päästävä jatkuvaan kustannusten hallintaan. Kirja antaa käytännönläheisiä vinkkejä esimiehille ja johtajille ottaa kustannukset haltuun.
Ronan McCrea offers the first comprehensive account of the role of religion within the public order of the European Union.
There has been little analysis of the constitutional framework for management of the UK economy, either in constitutional law or regulatory studies.
Oikeus, vero, talous -teos tarjoaa läpileikkauksen kotimaisen ja eurooppalaisen finanssioikeuden ajankohtaisiin kysymyksiin. Lisäksi teoksessa on niihin liittyen tärkeitä valtiosääntö- ja hallinto-oikeudellisia teemoja käsitteleviä kirjoituksia.
The scope of presidential authority has been a constant focus of constitutional dispute since the Framing.
Democracy is the ability to participate freely and equally in the political and economic affairs of the country. Americans have relied on philosophical pragmatism and on the impulse of political progressivism to express those creedal democratic values.
Pluralism proceeds from the observation that many associations in liberal democracies claim to possess, and attempt to exercise, a measure of legitimate authority over their members.
The legal position in international law of heads of states and other senior state representatives is at the heart of the conflict thrown up by recent changes in the international legal order.
The European architecture for the protection of fundamental rights combines the legal regimes of the states, the European Union, and the European Convention on Human Rights.
This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of extradition to and from the United States, while making critical, theoretical, and practical evaluations of these aspects, and proposing alternatives.
Where does the law and political power of any given territory come from? Until recently it was believed that it came from a single and hierarchical source of constitutional authority, a sovereign people and their constitution. However, how can this model account for the new Europe?
The framers of the Constitution chose their words carefully when they wrote of a more perfect union—not absolutely perfect, but with room for improvement.
What should we call law when it is not the law of one or several states? Does it actually matter what we call law? How can we take into account the consequences of calling something law when we shape the concept of law in the first place?
Human Rights under the Australian Constitution is the leading text on how the Australian Constitution protects human rights. It provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the key public law principles, including the full range of express and implied rights in the Australian Constitution.
Julkisen vallan käyttäminen ja hallintomenettely julkisessa sekä välillisessä julkishallinnossa edellyttävät tietoa julkisoikeuden ydinasioista. Tällainen oikeustieto on tärkeää niin virkamiehille kuin muillekin, jotka työssään tai opiskelussaan tarvitsevat näitä tietoja.
Contemporary democracies have granted an expansive amount of power to unelected judges that sit in constitutional or supreme courts. This power shift has never been easily squared with the institutional backbones through which democracy is popularly supposed to be structured.
The Oxford Edition of Dicey provides sources with which to reassess the extraordinary authority and lasting influence of Dicey's canonical text. Volume Two, Comparative Constitutionalism, provides a complement to Dicey's The Law of the Constitution.
The question whether and how boundaries might individuate and thereby be constitutive features of any imaginable legal order has yet to be addressed in a systematic and comprehensive manner by legal and political theory.
The Constitution is about to turn 225 years old, and throughout its long history, attempts to discern its meaning have dominated American politics.
International organizations are increasingly operating across borders and engaging in legal transactions in virtually all jurisdictions. This makes, familiarity with the applicable law and practice imperative for both international organizations and those who engage in legal relations with them.
The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Different labels have been attached to the same phenomenon: judges drawing inspiration from outside of their national legal systems for solving purely domestic disputes.
The separation of powers is an idea with ancient origins, but nowadays it is often relegated to legal doctrine, public philosophy, or the history of ideas.
Topics such as military tribunals, same-sex marriage, informative privacy, reproductive rights, affirmative action, and states' rights fill the landscape of contemporary legal debate and media discussion, and they all fall under the umbrella of the Due Process Clauses of the United States Co
Seurakuntien henkilöstöhallinnon tueksi suunniteltuun käsikirjaan sisältyy lakien, muiden säännösten ja kirkon virka- ja työehtosopimuksen soveltaminen, palkkapolitiikka, rekrytointi, työterveyshuolto, työsuojelu, yhteistoiminta, henkilöstön kehittäminen sekä työkykyä ylläpitävä toiminta.
The British constitution is regarded as unique among the constitutions of the world. What are the main characteristics of Britain's peculiar constitutional arrangements?
Constitutional law is one of the most engaging and yet challenging first year law classes. At the confluence of history, politics, legal theory, and judicial review, it requires students to learn a new framework for legal interpretation and thought unique from other areas of law.
The legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the law, is quite possibly the most momentous Supreme Court case on the issue of federal power in our era.
In The Constitutional Legacy of Forgotten Presidents, eminent constitutional scholar Michael Gerhardt covers the presidencies of thirteen "forgotten" presidents and shows why their presidencies were far more consequential than most believe.
By providing enforceable remedies for breaches of Convention Rights in domestic courts, and in allowing judges to scrutinise parliamentary legislation on human rights grounds, the United Kingdom's Human Rights Act 1998 marked a sea-change in the relationships between the individual and the s
The war on terrorism has rapidly increased the importance of international law in the United States. U.S. courts have seen a substantial increase in cases raising issues of international law, and judges have expressed a growing interest in, and appreciation for the topic.
The idea of the separation of powers is still popular in much political and constitutional discourse, though its meaning for the modern state remains unclear and contested. This book develops a new, comprehensive, and systematic account of the principle.
Comprehensively examining the legal effects of EU concluded treaties, this book provides a thorough analysis of this increasingly important and rapidly growing area of EU law.
What would the Framers of the Constitution make of multinational corporations? Nuclear weapons? Gay marriage? They led a preindustrial country, much of it dependent on slave labor, huddled on the Atlantic seaboard.
Although many books on terrorism and religious extremism have been published in the years since 9/11, none of them written by Western authors call for the curtailment of religious freedom and freedom of expression for the sake of greater security.
‘What actually happens before a bill is drafted? Before it is certified [as human rights proof]? I do not know; I do not think many people really know.’ This was a fair comment by a long-standing member of the UK Joint Committee on Human Rights.
What is the federal philosophy inspiring the structure of European law? The federal principle stands for constitutional arrangements that find 'unity in diversity'.