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EUROPEAN CONVENTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACT: MATERIALS AND USEFUL LINKS

CONVENTION AND HR ACT:
European Convention on Human Rights:
Full text, latest version:
European Convention on Human Rights (2014 version)
Skeleton Version: ECHR-short-A4
Council of Europe’s own recent description of the Convention, including simplified version of the rights; landmark judgments right by right; assessment of impact in the signatory states, etc: http://human-rights-convention.org/

UK Human Rights Act 1998:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/42/contents

HR STORIES AND CASE SUMMARIES
RightsInfo: RightsInfo:

Equally Ours:: NGOs’ Consortium with Disability Rights; Age UK; Amnesty International; British Institute of Human Rights; and other rights groups: . Telling the Story of Everyone’s Rights, Every Day:

UK Human Rights Blog:
UK Human Rights Blog:  http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/
Excellent weekly summaries of important human rights cases in the UK courts, the European Court of Human Rights etc; also valuable discussions of HR moves on the political stage

COMMISSION ON A BILL OF RIGHTS
UK Commission on a British Bill of Rights including direct link to their Report:
http://www.justice.gov.uk/about/cbr

Lucid, short discussion of the BOR Commission’s Report: Colm O’Cinneide:
http://ukconstitutionallaw.org/2012/12/19/colm-ocinneide-the-commission-on-a-bill-of-rights-playing-on-even-while-the-goalposts-have-shifted/

BRITISH INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS (an NGO) (an NGO)
British Institute of Human Rights

BIHR’s Guides to Human Rights for: Older People; NGOs and Community Groups; Care; Asylum; etc: Guides

EQUALITY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (government quango):
Equality Human Rights Commission (casework and campaigning): EHR Commission

EHRC: The Case for the Human Rights Act (2012)
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/humanrights/bor_full.pdf

COURTS
 UK Supreme Court: UK Supreme Court (Tab “Decided Cases” includes press releases)

Judgements from all UK courts:
http://www.bailii.org/

European Court of Human Rights: HUDOC: database of cases and rulings of the Strasbourg court:
http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/sites/eng/Pages/search.aspx#         

DERBYSHIRE LINKS:
Derby University School of Law and Criminology
Spectrum Human Rights Umbrella Group for Derby

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