16th May 2005
English law has long recognised the idea of the ‘home’ as a space justifying special protection – the individual’s ‘castle’ – with relevant decisions of the courts dating back to at least the 17th century.
Stone will deliver his lecture ‘Homes, Castles and Human Rights’ at 6pm on
Wednesday in the Saville Lecture Theatre,
“It raises the question whether the appropriate balance has been reached between the conflicting demands of public and private rights,” says Professor Stone.
“In particular, it analyses whether the principles to be found in Article 8 of the European Convention and its associated case law, are sufficient to provide protection for an individual’s private space.”
Stone studied law at the Universities of Southampton and
The talk will be preceded at 5.30pm by refreshments and followed at 7.20pm by wine and a buffet.
Admission is free, members of the public are welcome to attend and no prior knowledge of the subject is required.
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place at this free event contact Rebecca Platt on
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