Tag: Rights

A citizen, rights and responsibilities and antisocial behaviour

Introduction The term ‘citizen’ may literally be used to refer to any person who has acquired or has the status of citizenship. The acquired status is used when the person that is conferred with the citizenship is not originally a citizen of the sovereign nation while, in effect the citizenship has to be earned through …

Assess the role of ella baker in the civil rights movement

Introduction Men and their reputations are well known throughout the civil rights movement. McNair-Barnett conducted a study with interviewees from her research in to the movement and asked them who they considered to be the top ten important individual leaders in the movement. 81 individuals were names, 27.2 per cent were women compared to 72.8 …

The Journey of asylum seekers and their rights to education, employment, welfare benefits, housing, health and social services in the UK

Introduction In the essay, I will be focusing on the asylum seekers in the UK. The focus of this essay is to see how their rights to education, employment, welfare benefits, housing, health and social services are exercised in the British society. I will start by defining what an asylum seeker is. The journey will …

PhD proposal – The human rights in the middle east before and after Arab revolutions

Executive Summary The Arab Spring refers to a period of dramatic changes in the Middle East, where there were multiple different uprisings across the region, by individuals and groups of individuals believing that their own rights had been overlooked by the government. As part of this, issues of human rights have emerged, as a result …

The Crystal Shard 26. Rights of Victory

Wulfgar leaned back in his chair at the head of the main table in the hastily constructed Mead Hall, his foot tapping nervously at the long delays necessitated by the demands of proper tradition. He felt that his people should already be on the move, but it was the restoration of the traditional ceremonies and …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Research Question To what extent do human rights play a role in the application of the provisions of the Mental Health Care Act 1983 to children aged 16 – 17 years, should parental rights be afforded greater importance or are the provisions of legislation aligned with the objectives sought to be achieved by the import …

A critical appraisal of the human rights and mental health legislation ,of children and young people, specifically those aged between 16 and 17 years, within the mental health system in the UK – compliance, breaches and remedy.

Abstract This essay looks at whether people can be seen as a key source of sustained competitive advantage for organizations. Both positives and negatives about the idea that staff offer ongoing competitive advantage are discussed. The discussion is framed in terms of human resource management (HRM) and looks at both the immediate business context and …

With reference to the case law on direct effect, critically discuss the extent to which this concept (direct effect) is an effective means of protecting an individual’s European Union Law rights.

Introduction Direct effect seeks to ensure that the rights of individuals are being protected under EU Law[1]. This is not always achievable since EU Law is generally only directly effective against national authorities. As such, individuals cannot usually invoke EU Law against other individuals unless the EU Law provisions are horizontally directly effective. This suggests …

In the “Laval Quartet” series of cases, the Court of Justice has struck the correct balance between protecting the right to collective action under EU law and protecting the rights of free movement of services and establishment. Critically assess.

Introduction The right to take collective action is a fundamental human right of a worker under European Union (EU) law. Individuals are thus provided with the right to take collective action in the event that there is a conflict of interest, including strike action.[1] This is provided for under Article 28 of the Charter of …

To what extent has the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR’s) case law recognised and protected the right not to be discriminated against on the ground of sexual orientation, in relation to marriage.

Abstract There has been much discussion as to whether the ECHR’s attempts to recognise and protect the right not to be discriminated against on the ground of sexual orientation have been successful. This is because, although the UK has in recent years made positive changes towards the equality of same-sex couples, discrimination is still prevalent …

‘In the light of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Gillan v United Kingdom on stop and search powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, the analogous powers of stop, question, search and detention in Sched. 7 of that Act are arguably also in breach of several Convention Rights.’

Introduction The police powers of stop and search are considered to be one of the most controversial police powers. They have been criticised in a variety of contexts and legislation, e.g. for their inefficiency to combat crime, and for their arbitrary application. The stop and search powers under s 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 …

Minorities Should Have the Same Civil Rights as Everyone Else

Most of us are used to being part of the larger portion of the society. We are so used with the manner of which democracy makes decisions, that is through the decision of the majority. This is our viewpoint of decision making, but an alarming issue is that we fail to see and hear what …

Rights and Freedoms of Aboriginal People over the Past Century

Rights and Freedoms of Aboriginal people over the past Century The rights and freedoms of Aboriginal Australians have changed tremendously over the past decade. The treatment given to the indigenous population of Australia has been an aggravating issue, ever since the white settlement in Australia. As a matter of protection, the Australian governments have implemented, …

Shareholders Rights

Requirements for Valid Action at a Shareholder Meeting * Read statute, bylaws and articles * 1. Authority for the meeting * 2. Proper notice (or waiver of notice) * 3. Quorum * 4. Required number of votes cast in favor 1. Authority for Meeting * The meeting must be authorized * Look to statute and …