Human Rights Law

City University London
Course summary
5 days
440 GBP
Part time
Open / Scheduled
Human Rights Law

Course description

Human Rights Law

Students on this Human Rights Law short course are given cases from various areas of law including family, criminal, refugee and employment law within which human rights articles have been invoked.

Lively discussions are held on current issues concerning human rights, e.g. the application of the law to suspected terrorists, or the exercise of freedom of expression concerning articles that may appear obscene.

The main topics covered are the treatment of aliens, the right to life, ill-treatment, liberty and security, fair hearing, privacy, freedom of expression, freedom of association, discrimination and terrorism law

You will learn:

  • How Human Rights law touches and affects our everyday lives;
  • How to approach the study of Human Rights in its legal context;
  • To understand the ways in which Human Rights law interacts with other legal disciplines;
  • How to analyse and apply the provisions of the Human Rights Act.

Suitability - Who should attend?

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Training Course Content

Topics covered

  • Introduction and remedies;
  • Torture and treatment of aliens;
  • Liberty and security: police powers;
  • Right to life;
  • Contempt of court;
  • Public order and freedom of association;
  • Freedom of expression and obscenity;
  • Privacy and secrecy;
  • Discrimination;
  • Terrorism

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City University London

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