Book Description: The seventh edition of Textbook on Civil Liberties and Human Rights provides a straightforward and stimulating account of this area of law. It covers all the main areas of undergraduate courses on civil liberties, 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 has developed as a result of the Human Rights Act 1998, as well as consideration of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. Rights protecting privacy are analysed and the issues of asylum and discrimination are explored. Online Resource Centre Textbook on Civil Liberties and Human Rights is accompanied by on Online Resource Centre, containing twice-yearly updates to the text, and web links.