• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This practical guide introduces students to the basic principles of the law, enabling a comprehensive understanding of criminology and criminal justice. Law for Criminologists enthuses both students and teachers about the law while giving sound advice on how to achieve a thorough comprehension of the topic. The book strikes a much-needed balance between essential law for criminologists and commentary on current legal issues.

Human Rights Legislation
Human rights legislation

This chapter seeks to provide criminologists with an overview of human rights legislation, both in the European and the international arena. In Europe we have the European Convention on Human Rights of 1950, brought into UK law by way of the Human Rights Act 1998 on 2 October 2000. The 1998 Act marked the biggest constitutional change in UK ...

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