Q&A Civil Liberties & Human Rights 2013-2014

6th Edition

By Helen Fenwick, Richard Glancey

© 2013 – Routledge

304 pages

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pub: 2012-12-11
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About the Book

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers.

These new editions for 2013-2014 will provide you with the skills you need for your exams by:

  • Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series hasan introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject
  • Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria
  • Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: ‘Aim Higher’ and ‘Common Pitfalls’ offer crucial guidance throughout
  • Helping you to understand and remember the law:diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured

Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Freedom of Expression 2.Official Secrecy and Freedom of Information 3. Freedom of Assembly and Association 4. Privacy 5. Police Powers and Counter Terrorist Measures: The Rights of Suspects 6. Prisoners' Rights 7. Freedom of Movement 8. Freedom From Discrimination 9. The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights

About the Authors

Helen Fenwick, BA, LLB, is Professor of Law at the University of Durham.

Kevin Kerrigan is a Lecturer in Law at Northumbria Law School.

About the Series

Questions and Answers

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers.

These books provide you with the skills you need for your exams by:

Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series has an introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject

Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria

Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: Aim Higher and Common Pitfalls offer crucial guidance throughout

Helping you to understand and remember the law: diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured

Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.

Criminal Law Q&A covers the general principles of criminal law, homicide, non-fatal offences against the person and sexual offences, general defences, modes of participation, inchoate offences and vicarious liability, and offences against property.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW013000
LAW / Civil Rights
LAW051000
LAW / International