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  • Julian Assange Case Analysis

    and unlawful coercion . Subsequently, a Swedish public prosecutor took from Stockholm District Court a domestic detention order against Mr Assange. In compliance with the criminal law of Sweden, the detention order is admissible for the prosecutor to accelerate to issue a European Arrest Warrant . In order to evade justice in Sweden, Assange moved in UK and started long-continued legal process in local courts. By the way, Westminster Magistrates Court upheld and confirmed the warrant . Ultimately, the Supreme court of UK ruled the extradition request had been lawfully made, Lord Phillips, the court 's president, said a majority of five…

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  • Prisoner Communication Service Advantages And Disadvantages

    regarding prisoner’s treatments and rights, including statutes and case law. The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Court of Human Rights mean that this legislation is now more widely interpreted to make it compatible with Europe’s convention on human rights. There are advantages to the policy in PSI 49/100, for example it can protect public order and security and the…

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  • Viner And Others V United Kingdom Summary

    Kingdom App. The essay sets out to discuss the Vinter and others v the United Kingdom. In particular, the essay focuses on facts that lead to the European Court of Human rights to hear the case. In addition, the paper discusses the Court’s decision and analysis of the decision using cases that have been heard after the Vinter and others v the United Kingdom. Summary of the facts that led to the European Court of Human Rights hearing The facts that led the European Court of Human Rights in the…

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  • Human Rights Act Of 1998 Essay

    November 2000, the European Convention on Human Rights was incorporated into the UK law through the Human Rights Act of 1998. The Human Rights Convention came into effect in 1953 and was technically ratified by the UK in 1966 when it recognised the compulsory jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights . The Convention outlines fundamental human rights, including: right to life, freedom from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment, freedom from slavery or forced labour, freedom of the…

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  • Constitutional And Administrative Law Case Study

    Constitutional and Administrative Law January Assignment (Deadline 05/01/2015) The guide of European Convention on Human Rights(ECHR), Human Right Act by Access to Justice(A2J) advice service Introduction and history of European Convention on Human Rights - The European Convention on Human Rights ' (Short form: ECHR) full name is the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. - ECHR Signed in Rome in 4th November, 1950 under the auspices of the Council of Europe.…

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  • Paquete Habana Case Study

    unaware of the blockade. Both ships were taken to Florida and sold at auction after a district court ruled that they were not “exempt from seizure.” (DRW, p. 82) The case was appealed and heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. One of the issues in the case was whether, if a rule is not codified in U.S. law but is a generally accepted practice and/or law for other nations, does that practice/law…

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  • Human Rights Act 1998 Case Study

    According to Dinah Rose; “fundamental rights have an inherent force at common law. They cannot be interfered with except by clear, positive law, authorising the interference”. A pretext by critics of the Human Right Act (HRA)1998, that the common law have always protected the fundamental right of a person and there was no need for a new law. (Dinah reference) Therefore, this essay will examine whether the HRA has given the judiciary the necessary power, to effectively enforce the protection of…

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  • Essay On Judicial Review

    by which the rule of law is enforced are through judicial review and human rights law. Both act as agents of the rule of law by controlling the power of the state and protecting the rights and freedoms of its citizens. Over the course of this I essay I will first establish the procedures and principles of judicial review. I will then argue that the current procedures and principles in place are not entirely effective or sufficient for the benefit of the individual and therefore in need of being…

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  • John Stuart Mill Freedom Of Speech Analysis

    free speech is John Stuart Mill. In his famous work “On Liberty”, the freedom of expression is presented as a key element of both truth prosperity and individual, as well as social, progress . Nowadays, the freedom of expression is one of the fundamental human rights recognized by many legal documents and conventions throughout the whole planet . In the European context, the freedom of expression is protected by article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Whistle-blowing is one…

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  • Rule Of Law Analysis

    other theorists have drawn up principles they consider to be key in defining the rule of law. Lord Bingham, for example, favours a more thick conception of the rule of law where ‘substantive’ elements are also protected, such as fundamental human rights. He also believed there must be compliance by the state towards its international legal obligations. Due to the United Kingdoms’ dualist nature, the Human Rights Act is derived from the European Convention of Human Rights. When looking at the…

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