Human rights and law
Human rights and law

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Box 3: based on The European Court of Human Rights: frequently asked questions on their website,

Reading 5: Hofman, D. and Rowe, J. (2003) ‘Human Rights in the UK: A general introduction to the Human Rights Act 1998’, London, Pearson. Pearson Education Limited 2003;

Reading 6: Community Legal Service Direct, ‘The Human Rights Act: what it means for you’, September 2006. This leaflet is published by the Legal Services Commission. It is written in association with Liberty. The leaflets are regularly updated, but the law may have changed since this was printed, so information may be incorrect or out of date. The most up-to-date version of the leaflet can be found at: Community Legal Service.

This extract is taken from W100. Programme entitled ‘Unreliable Evidence – The Human Rights Act’ © BBC.

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