School uniforms, religious, symbols and the Human Rights Act 1998: the 'purity ring' case

Bacquet, Sylvie (2008) School uniforms, religious, symbols and the Human Rights Act 1998: the 'purity ring' case. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference , 18 - 20 Mar 2008, Manchester. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The paper comments on the decision of the High Court in R (Playfoot) v Governing Body of Millais School (the ‘purity ring’ case), where the court was asked to rule on whether the school’s governing body’s decision not to allow Lydia Playfoot to wear a silver ring as a symbol of her commitment to celibacy until marriage, constituted a violation of Arts 9 (freedom of thought, conscience and religion) and 14 (prohibition of discrimination) of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Race and Religion Stream
Subjects: University of Westminster > Westminster Law School
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2009 11:24
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2009 11:24
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/6431

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