Human Rights Law

City University London
En Islington (Inglaterra)

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  • Short course
  • Islington (Inglaterra)
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Human rights law is a pervasive subject, particularly as UK legislation needs to be compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights signed in 1950. 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. Students learn what the specific Rights are. In addition, they learn about the rights and obligations that the state and the individual respectively have.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.Why Choose a City Short Course?City's Human Rights Law short course offers maximum flexibility combined with tuition from professional lawyers. The programme is delivered over 10 weeks as evening courses which offer maximum flexibility, taught at our central London location. Course Information Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply Tuesday 4 October 2016 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1987 Apply Now Tuesday 17 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1987 Apply Now Tuesday 2 May 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1987 Apply Now Tutor Info Nasreen Choudhury, a non-practising solicitor, came onto the Roll of Solicitors in 2004 and previously practised as a solicitor in the areas of welfare,...

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Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Inglaterra
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IT Law
Human Rights
Human Rights Law
IT Security

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What will I 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.
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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Teaching and Assessment

Classes are delivered by means of lectures and group discussion. Students are invited to contribute by presenting personally prepared topics. Written work will be suggested by the tutor to supplement the talks and in-class exercises may be used to test students' knowledge.