The eighth edition of Textbook on Civil Liberties and Human Rights continues to provide a straightforward and stimulating account of this fascinating area of law. It covers all the main areas of undergraduate courses on civil liberties and human rights, including police powers, freedom of expression, terrorism, and public order. Throughout the text the law is set in its social and political context. There is full discussion of the law that continues to develop as a result of the Human Rights Act 1998, as well as analysis of the ongoing significance of decisions made by the European Court of Human Rights. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, containing twice-yearly updates and a list of web links.