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Civil Liberties (Clarendon Law)

Conor Gearty


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This book provides a fresh, clear, and stimulating approach to civil liberties by tying the law and practice firmly to democratic and political rights. The author examines the key civil liberties of our democratic age: the right to vote; the rights to life, liberty and security of the person;
the freedoms of thought, conscience, expression, association and assembly; and the right of access to information, and discusses the contemporary challenges that civil liberties face, such as those of globalization and the war on terror.

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199283002, 230pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

About the Author

Conor Gearty is Rausing Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE. He has published widely on terrorism, civil liberties and human rights. He is also a barrister and was a founder member of Matrix chambers from where he continues to practice. He has been a frequent adviser to judges, practitioners and public authorities on the implications of the UK Human RightsAct, and has frequently lectured at home and abroad on the topic of human rights. He has appeared in human rights cases in the House of Lords, the Court of Appeal and the High Court.