human rights

O1: Appraise the various international human rights law instruments.

Identify key provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998. Analyse the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights and of the Human Rights Act 1998 on national courts. Assess the benefits of the Human Rights Act 1998, as well as criticisms and arguments for adopting an alternative UK Bill of Rights.

LO2: Assess the role of the European Court of Human Rights in the development of human rights law. Understand the concept of the European Convention on Human Rights as a ‘living instrument’. Develop an understanding of the margin of appreciation and the principle of proportionality.
LO3: Assess and analyse the scope of the various rights in the Articles of the European Convention on Human Rights, in the light of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights.

Considering the societal and legal developments in Europe over the past two decades, would X Y & Z v United Kingdom (or Whittle v UK) (1997) 24 EHRR 143, ECHR, have resulted in the same outcome if it had been brought to the ECHR today? Explain and justify your answer with reference to the ECHR and case law from the ECtHR.

 

 

 

 

 

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