Recently published: Jason Varuhas, Damages and Human Rights

Damages and Human Rights is a major work on awards of damages for violations of human rights that will be of compelling interest to practitioners, judges and academics alike. Damages for breaches of human rights is emerging as an important and practically significant field of law, yet the rules and principles governing such awards and their theoretical foundations remain underexplored, while courts continue to struggle to articulate a coherent law of human rights damages. The book’s focus is English law, but it draws heavily on comparative material from a range of common law jurisdictions, as well as the jurisprudence of international courts. The current law on when damages can be obtained and how they are assessed is set out in detail and analysed comprehensively …” (more)

Damages and Human Rights by Jason NE Varuhas. Published: 19-05-2016. ISBN: 9781849463720. Imprint: Hart Publishing. RRP: £95.00.

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