Human Rights and Civil Liberties

Module code: LW3270

Module co-ordinator: Peter Cumper

Module Outline

Matters relating to political terrorism, racial discrimination, obscenity, pornography, contempt of court and public order powers are often in the news. This module examines the law behind the headlines.


  • 48 one-hour lectures
  • Eight one-hour tutorials


  • Exam, three hours (75%)
  • Essay, 4,000 words (25%)