Irish Law Updates

Friday, July 10, 2009

Recent Short Items (11 July 2009)

Data Retention Bill published -

Employment Agency Regulation Bill published (Press Release); (Bill)

Defamation Bill passed (Eoin O'Dell) -

Conor O'Mahony questions constitutionality of Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill

Ruling sounds death-knell for public access to wills

Irish language legal challenge dismissed (via @gaelport):

Lawyers' letter protesting new Criminal Justice Bill (Via @ubfid)

Court refused discovery to Monica Leech

Ongoing legal issues re anti-acne drug Roaccutane

McDowell - lawyers should revisit the doctrine of the separation of powers

Call for apology to survivors of Magdalen laundries

FLAC - Proposed legislation on debt enforcement leaves "a mountain of reform left to climb" -

Search engines and safe harbours (T.J. McIntyre)

Trial by Jury to be removed for organised crime offences - Blog post by Fiona Donson -

Fixed Term Employment Contracts - Review of the Law

Judge queries value of orders against debtors

Fisherman opposed to laying of gas pipeline by Shell loses court challenge to detention

New law to allow courts to jail debtors who refuse to pay

Full text of Civil Partnership Bill

Civil Partnership Bill published

Shannon used for torture flights: Government must acknowledge and investigate (via @AmnestyIRL)

Challenge to Law Society on exam

Greens say Civil Partnership Bill does not go far enough

Woman with prosthetic arm forced to work 'out of sight' in storeroom



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 - Hopefully no more Leas Crosses (in long term)?

Another article by Karlin on data retention, featuring Richard H. and Ivana B. -

Went to good Teaching and Learning talk by Kelly Coate - Screencast here:

Ryanair v Bravofly - decision on Motions -

Elsevier new social networking tool - - Tried it for a while today and not very impressed ...

BookMooch: exchange books and trade them, like a book swap or book barter

JILT 2007 (1) Special Issue on Law, Education and Technology

Sherwin Nuland on electroshock therapy Video on - For a fact based world view.

Industrial Relations Research Trust

IHRC Observations on Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006 (Amendment) Act 2008

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