Ref NoA44/28/4
TitleThe Right to Life and Lethal Force
DescriptionFiles relating to teaching and reserach by Kevin Boyle on aspects of the Right to Life, Lethal Force, Security and Human Rights. Includes two typescript papers by Boyle entitled "The Right to Life" and "The Right to Life and Lethal Force"; further documents include "The Right to Life in International Law" by Boyle; manuscript research notes on the topic by Boyle; a Queen's University Belfast exam answer booklet with manuscript notes by Boyle on the topic; manuscript notes (A4 page) entitled "The Right to Life, (May 1983); also A4 manuscript notes entitled "Right to Life, Belfast, 2 July 1993). Also includes letters between Boyle and Stephen Livingstone, Director, Centre for International and Comparative Human Rights Law, Queens University Belfast, discussing and planning Boyle's involvement on a course by the British Council Human Rights in July 1993 at which Boyle delivered a lecture on the Right to Life (May - July 1993). File 2 includes documents of research nature on the Right to Life, Lethal Force and Northern Ireland. Includes manuscriipt research notes on 'Article 8 in relation to Rev. Bradford and the Royal" by [ ]. Further documents include coverage, reports and legal judgements on cases such as Hackshaw Vs Shaw, legal news article on the ethics of the right to die; A. Farrell V. Secretary of State for Defence (1980); Edith Elliott Vs. United Kingdom; and transcript from BBC1 'Panorama' programme, broadcast 12 Nov 1984 featuring Peter Taylor, Douglas Hurd M.P., Secretary of State for Northern Ieland, Peter Sutherland, Attorney General of Ireland, Fred Emery and others regarding and discussing various killings and events in conflict in Northern Ireland. Copy of article by journalist Peter Taylor, entitled "Shooting to Kill - Reasonable in the Circumstances?" (The Listener, 15 Nov 1984)
FormatPrinted document
Extent2 files
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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