Protection of Civil Rights and Liberties

The following topic forms part of Option Three: Unit Four - Freedom of the Individual and Protection of Human Rights.

European Convention on Human Rights; scope and application of the Convention; the right of individual petition; the Human Rights Act 1998; a UK Bill of Rights.


The distinction between 'liberties' and 'rights', and the role played by Parliament and the courts in their regulation.

 

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC A/S and A Level GCE Law course

Unit One: Understanding Legal Structures and Processes

Unit Two- Understanding Legal Reasoning, Personnel and Methods

Unit Three: Understanding Substantive Law: Freedom, the State and the Individual: Option One - Contract and Consumer Law

Unit Three: Understanding Substantive Law: Freedom, the State and the Individual: Option Two - Criminal Law and Justice

Unit Three: Understanding Substantive Law: Freedom, the State and the Individual: Option Three - Freedom of the Individual and Protection of Human Rights

Unit Four: Understanding Law in Context: Freedom, the State and the Individual –Option One: Contract and Consumer Law

Unit Four: Understanding Law in Context: Freedom, the State and the Individual –Option Two: Criminal Law and Justice

Unit Four: Understanding Law in Context: Freedom, the State and the Individual – Option Three: Freedom of the Individual and Protection of Human Rights