Readership: Scholars, legal academics, and students studying the European Convention, those in the fields of human rights and those studying the history of the Northern Ireland conflicts; academic libraries.
Brice Dickson, Professor of International and Comparative Law, Queen's University, Belfast
Brice Dickson has been Professor of International and Comparative Law at Queen's University Belfast since 2005. He served full-time as the Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission from 1999 to 2005, a statutory body established as a result of the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement of 1998. He is the author of several books including The Legal System of Northern Ireland and his edited volumes Judicial Activism in Common Law Supreme Courts (OUP, 2007) and The Judicial House of Lords (OUP 2009, with Louis Blom-Cooper QC, and Gavin Drewry).
2: The Background to the Conflict and the Rights Discourse
3: Early Fumblings with the Convention
4: Internment and Restrictions on Movement
5: Powers of Arrest
6: Detention Pending Charge or Trial
7: The Right Not to be Ill-treated
8: The Right to a Fair Trial
9: The Right to Life
10: The Right to a Private and Family Life
11: Freedom of Expression, Belief, and Assembly
12: Freedom from Discrimination
13: The Final Picture
Appendix: Applications lodged in Strasbourg relating to the conflict in Northern Ireland