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Question: Discuss and critically evaluate the approach taken by the judiciary to the application of section 6(3)(b) of the HRA 1998 to determine what constitutes a public authority within the meaning of section 6 of the HRA 1998.

Answer: The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) came into force on the 2nd October 2000 and its purpose is to give effect to the UK’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights1...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2507 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: July 18, 2009 | Coursework ID: 529

Question: Presentation – On human rights, racism, hate crimes and holocaust denial.

Answer: Today’s presentation is focused on the debates and conflict surrounding the right to be allowed freedom of expression and the right to freedom from acts of violence, threat, and hostility -be it...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1872 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 382

Question: Discuss the ethical issue of euthanasia, or mercy killing, is it morally permissible for a third party, such as a physician, to end the life of a terminally ill patient who is in intense pain. 68%

Answer: The euthanasia controversy is part of a larger issue concerning the right to die. Staunch defenders of personal liberty argue that all of us are morally entitled to end our lives when...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1500 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 375

Question: Derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights. The Use and Abuse of ‘Claw Back Clauses’ and the Margin of Appreciation.

Answer: The European Convention on Human Rights is a contract between member states, under which mutual duties are accepted. These duties consist, in the main, of a recognition that individuals have rights and...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1948 | References: No | Date written: October, 2004 | Date submitted: October 10, 2008 | Coursework ID: 15

Question: Article 8 & Privacy Laws: State Tool of Oppression or The Individuals Key to Liberty?

Answer: “Every man’s person is sacred and no man has the right to meddle with it in any way.” William Blackstone. In the pursuit of certain public interests, for example in housing and...


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Details: - Mark: 67% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1903 | References: No | Date written: October, 2004 | Date submitted: October 10, 2008 | Coursework ID: 16

Question: In what circumstances, if any, do you think it is legitimate for domestic judges to depart from Strasbourg case law when they take decisions under the HRA?

Answer: The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) came into force in the year 2000 and has had a significant impact on the law of the United Kingdom (UK). The Act made the provisions...


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Details: - Mark: 66% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 1st | Words: 3396 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2013 | Date submitted: March 07, 2013 | Coursework ID: 779

Question: Critically analyse the extent to which the right to respect for a private life provides protection for a transsexual’s ability to gain legal recognition for a change of gender.

Answer: The right to respect for a private life is contained within Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”), now enshrined in the United Kingdom by the Human Rights Act...


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Details: - Mark: 66% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 4926 | References: Yes | Date written: December, 2002 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 387

Question: “The Human Rights Act is not fit for purpose: it has been a complete failure, and needs to be replaced by a British Bill of Rights” – Discuss.

Mark 2.1 Year 1 LLB

Answer: The United Kingdom has always been anomalous amongst civilised democracies in lacking a written constitution. Unlike countries such as America and all major European countries, prior to the Human Rights Act of...


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Details: - Mark: 65% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2848 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2017 | Date submitted: May 08, 2017 | Coursework ID: 1024

Question: The Meaning of Public Authority under s6 of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Discuss and critically evaluate the approach taken by the judiciary to the application of section 6(3)(b) of the HRA 1998 to determine what constitutes a public authority within the meaning of section 6 of the HRA 1998.

Answer: The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) came into force on the 2nd October 2000 and its purpose is to give effect to the UK’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights1...


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Details: - Mark: 65% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 4080 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2008 | Date submitted: May 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 495

Question: What does the European Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights set out to achieve? (3 Marks – Short Answer)

Answer: The European Convention on the Exercise of Children’s Rights, is an initiative advanced by the Council of Europe, through its Committee of Experts on Family Law and has been available to member...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 600 | References: No | Date written: December, 2001 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 445


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