Irish Law Updates

Friday, July 10, 2009

Recent Short Items (11 July 2009)

Data Retention Bill published - http://bit.ly/qNXt3

Employment Agency Regulation Bill published http://bit.ly/E0GDb (Press Release); http://bit.ly/oaXkB (Bill)

Defamation Bill passed (Eoin O'Dell) - http://bit.ly/odell1

Conor O'Mahony questions constitutionality of Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill http://bit.ly/iTKI

Ruling sounds death-knell for public access to wills http://bit.ly/10BQe3

Irish language legal challenge dismissed (via @gaelport): http://tinyurl.com/lg5cbw

Lawyers' letter protesting new Criminal Justice Bill http://short.ie/pros (Via @ubfid)

Court refused discovery to Monica Leech http://bit.ly/15zFpn

Ongoing legal issues re anti-acne drug Roaccutane http://bit.ly/1xaqr

McDowell - lawyers should revisit the doctrine of the separation of powers http://bit.ly/915rr

Call for apology to survivors of Magdalen laundries http://bit.ly/qoLDn

FLAC - Proposed legislation on debt enforcement leaves "a mountain of reform left to climb" - http://bit.ly/Du0jG

Search engines and safe harbours (T.J. McIntyre) http://bit.ly/1a0jot

Trial by Jury to be removed for organised crime offences - Blog post by Fiona Donson - http://bit.ly/12CtSx

Fixed Term Employment Contracts - Review of the Law http://bit.ly/10PGm9

Judge queries value of orders against debtors http://bit.ly/auTfK

Fisherman opposed to laying of gas pipeline by Shell loses court challenge to detention http://bit.ly/mQZwU

New law to allow courts to jail debtors who refuse to pay http://bit.ly/Akap8

Full text of Civil Partnership Bill http://bit.ly/1145r9

Civil Partnership Bill published http://tinyurl.com/kr7kn5

Shannon used for torture flights: Government must acknowledge and investigate (via @AmnestyIRL) http://u.mavrev.com/eeq6

Challenge to Law Society on exam http://bit.ly/15bFBd

Greens say Civil Partnership Bill does not go far enough http://bit.ly/RO12i

Woman with prosthetic arm forced to work 'out of sight' in storeroom http://tinyurl.com/n4l3c7

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Monday, March 09, 2009

Recent Short Items - 9 March 2009

Recent Short Items, from my Twitter Feed and Delicious Links:

New HIQA Nursing Home Standards - http://www.hiqa.ie Hopefully no more Leas Crosses (in long term)?

Another article by Karlin on data retention, featuring Richard H. and Ivana B. - http://tinyurl.com/djzbjz

Went to good Teaching and Learning talk by Kelly Coate - Screencast here: http://bit.ly/nairtl1

Ryanair v Bravofly - decision on Motions - http://tinyurl.com/ryan555

Elsevier new social networking tool - http://www.2collab.com - Tried it for a while today and not very impressed ...

BookMooch: exchange books and trade them, like a book swap or book barter
www.boomooch.com

JILT 2007 (1) Special Issue on Law, Education and Technology
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/jilt/2007_1

Sherwin Nuland on electroshock therapy Video on TED.com
www.ted.com/index.php/talks/sherwin_nuland_on_electroshock_therapy.html

Gapminder.org - For a fact based world view.
www.gapminder.org

Industrial Relations Research Trust
www.irrt.ie

IHRC Observations on Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006 (Amendment) Act 2008
www.ihrc.ie/documents/article.asp?NID=274&NCID=6&T=N&Print=

The Next Leap
http://nextleap.wordpress.com

Assorted Materials: Johnny Ryan (Blog)
http://johnnyryan.wordpress.com

Twitter Feed: www.twitter.com/dariusw/

Delicious Links: www.delicious.com/dariusw/

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