Right to Life in UK Law
- The Burke Case: The Terminally Ill Patient and The Right To Life
Lost on the Way Home? The Right to Life in Northern Ireland
This article starts from the premise that, through the Belfast Agreement, the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) was invested with a ‘transitional justice’ function in Northern Ireland, unlike in the rest...
Bubbins v United Kingdom: Civil Remedies and the Right to Life
This analysis considers the judgement of the European Court of Human Rights in Bubbins v United Kingdom.1 In this case the Court examined the shooting by the police of an unarmed individual. The Co...
- Elizabeth Wicks, The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 288 pp, hb £50.00.
Demonstrably Awful: The Right to Life and the Selective Non‐Treatment of Disabled Babies and Young Children
Twenty‐five years ago it was common practice to bring about the deaths of some children with learning disabilities or physical impairments. This paper considers a small number of landmark cases in ...
- Right to Life of the Unborn v Promotion of Trade in Services: The European Court of Justice and the Normative Shaping of the European Union
Bringing the “right to request” flexible working arrangements to life: from policies to practices
Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to understand how the “right to request” flexible working arrangements (FWAs), located in national policy and in organisational policy contexts, are brought ...
Taking Life and Liberty Seriously: Reconsidering Criminal Liability Under Article 2 of the ECHR
What is the relationship between the right to life and criminal liability, and what should it be, given the significance we rightly attribute both to human life and to human freedom? This article e...
Book reviewed in this article: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW. By JEROME HALL. Second edition by the author. CRIMINAL LAW: THE GENERAL PART. Second edition. By GLANVILLE WILLIAMS. THE LAW OF AG...
Advance Refusals of Life‐Sustaining Medical Treatment: The Relativity of an Absolute Right
English law gives the competent patient a right to refuse life‐saving treatment, either contemporaneously or in an advance directive. This means that the patient's autonomous choice that in an anti...
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