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Interpreting Section 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998 ? towards an indigeneous jurisprudence of human rights

Wright, J (2009) 'Interpreting Section 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998 ? towards an indigeneous jurisprudence of human rights.' Public Law, 2009. 595 - 616.

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Abstract

Discusses the obligations imposed on the UK courts by the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998 s.2. Considers: (1) the aims and aspirations behind the Act; (2) the specific s.2 obligation; (3) observations of the English courts with regard to the obligation, referring to salient case law; and (4) the general principles of interpretation applied by the European Court of Human Rights.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: keywords: European Court of Human Rights; Human rights; Interpretation
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2012 16:15
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 18:06
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/4441

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