Civil liberties law: the Human Rights Act era

N. Whitty, T. Murphy, S. Livingstone

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This book charts the ongoing transformation of the civil liberties tradition in the United Kingdom. It explores the euphoria and the scepticism surrounding the introduction of the Human Rights Act 1998 and assesses the value of the new commitment to human rights.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages532
ISBN (Print)9780406555113
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2001


  • civil liberty
  • human rights
  • human rights act 1998
  • civil liberties


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