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Human Rights

Human Rights in the UK – Companion Materials

This page provides some companion materials to the  ‘Human Rights in the UK’ by David Hoffman and John Rowe QC, an introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998 (Pearson, Fourth Edition, 2013).

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UPDATES ONLINE

You can find online updates to the fourth edition here, a few times a year. These are intended to help keep the text up to date by highlighting some recent developments.

You can also find some more recent cases discussed by using the ‘human rights’ category to search the blogs on this site.

 

PODCASTS

These are some short podcasts on different topics as an introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998

Podcasts 1-3: the Idea of Human Rights

Podcast 1: what are rights?   

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Podcast 2: balancing rights  

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Podcast 3: the rule of law  

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Podcasts 4-9: Introducing the Human Rights Act 1998 

Podcast 4: how the Act works 

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Podcast 5: the law of the European Court on Human Rights 

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Podcast 6: statutory interpretation under the Act

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Podcast 7: the position of public authorities 

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Podcast 8: horizontal effect 

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Podcast 9: remedies 

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Podcast 10: Political Controversy over the Act

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With thanks to Asher Dresner for his help recording these.