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Title The European convention on human rights : a commentary / by William Schabas OC MRIA.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (cxxiii, 1308 pages)
Series Oxford commentaries on international law
Oxford commentaries on international law.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Text of the convention in English and French; commentary in English.
Print version record.
Subject Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950 November 5)
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention 1950 November 4
Human rights -- Europe.
Genre Electronic books.
Law commentaries.
Law commentaries.
Contents Cover; The European Convention on Human Rights: A Commentary; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; List of Abbreviations; PART ONE: INTRODUCTION; Adoption of the Convention; Consultative Assembly, 1949; Committee of Experts; Conference of Senior Officials; Adoption and entry into force; Adding new rights to the Convention; Protocol No. 1: Property, education, elections; Protocol No. 4: Mainly movement and migration; Protocol No. 6 and Protocol No. 13: The death penalty; Protocol No. 7: Concordance with the Covenant
Protocol No. 12: Non-discriminationUnfinished business: minorities, economic, social, and cultural rights, the environment, etc.; Amending the Convention and reforming its machinery; Protocol Nos 2, 3, and 5: Advisory opinions, procedural adjustments; Protocol Nos 8, 9, and 10: Adjusting to the growing caseload; Protocol Nos 11, 14, 14bis, and 15: Consolidating the institutions, further reforms; Protocol No. 16: Judicial dialogue; Interpretation of the Convention; Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties; Respect for precedent; Read as a whole, promote harmony
Dynamic and evolutive interpretationPrinciple of effectiveness; PART TWO: CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS; Preamble/Préambule; Introductory comments; Drafting of the provision; Analysis and interpretation; 'The governments signatory hereto . . .'; The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (recitals 1, 2, and 5); The aim of the Council of Europe (recital 3); Justice and peace (recital 4); Effective political democracy (recital 4); Common understanding and observance of human rights (recital 4); Common heritage (recital 5); Rule of law (recital 5)
Collective enforcement (recital 5)Principle of subsidiarity (recital 6); Margin of appreciation (recital 6); Further reading; Article 1. Obligation to respect human rights/Obligation de respecter les droits de l'homme; Introductory comments; Drafting of the provision; Analysis and interpretation; 'The High Contracting Parties . . .'; ' . . . shall secure . . .', negative and positive obligations; ' . . . to everyone . . .'; ' . . . within their jurisdiction . . .'; Ratione materiae; Ratione loci; Extradition, expulsion, and refoulement; Activities of international organizations
Territory not controlled by the StateImmunity; Extraterritorial jurisdiction; Diplomatic protection; Ratione personae; Ratione temporis; Further reading; SECTION I: RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS; Article 2. Right to life/Droit à la vie; Introductory comments; Drafting of the provision; Analysis and interpretation; 'Everyone': Beneficiaries of the right to life; 'Protected by law': Positive obligations; Criminal justice; Use of firearms; Public health and safety; Suicide and euthanasia; Detainees; The procedural obligation; 'Intentionally'; The death penalty; The Soering case; Towards abolition as such
Other Title Print version: Schabas, William, 1950- European convention on human rights 0199594066