Book publication – Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

Dr Stephen Riley’s publication is one of the first book-length treatments of the relationship between human dignity and law, analysing the fundamental relationships between human status, obligations, and the rule of law.

This book looks at human dignity’s role in central areas of legal practice including international law, constitutional and criminal law offering a renewed and revisionist understanding of human dignity as a principle in legal decision-making.

The book contains a range of ideas and themes including justice, political philosophy, international regulation, and the justification of punishment offering a comprehensive philosophical and legal critical analysis.

Podcast on the New Books Network in which Dr Stephen Riley discusses the definition of human dignity, his philosophical presuppositions, and how the concept of dignity has been applied by the courts. Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations

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