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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1350/jcla.2010.74.5.649|
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This article explores the development of human rights law in the context of examing a UK Supreme Court decision restricting the rights of soldiers. A judicial decision can arrest the development of law. In holding that the Human Rights Act 1998 does not apply to armed forces on foreign soil, the Supreme Court recoiled from an important opportunity to underline the true significance of human rights.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 The Author|
|Keywords:||human rights; human rights act; soldiers; battlefield; right to life|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
|Depositing User:||Gary Slapper|
|Date Deposited:||06 Oct 2010 14:22|
|Last Modified:||03 Aug 2016 08:26|
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