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Dr Brian Barry: Why the process of appointing judges really matters

Dr Brian Barry Dr Brian Barry, lecturer at DIT School of Law, writes on the importance of an ap ...

Published 15 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: One Man, One Vote

Civil rights mural in the Bogside (Photo credit: Kenneth Allen) The Northern Ireland Civil ...

Published 12 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: The Case of Tanistry

Watercolour of Irish Gaels prior to the Tudor conquest of Ireland (circa 1575) On 4 April 1603, ...

Published 5 October 2018

Tobias Lock: MPs bid for right to stop Brexit will likely succeed

Dr Tobias Lock Andy Wightman and others asked the Court of Session to make a judgment that Ar ...

Published 1 October 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Well-heeled articulate women

In Murphy v Attorney General [1982] IR 241, a married couple challenged the constitutionality of s ...

Published 28 September 2018

Celia Worthington: Are your terms certain?

Celia Worthington Celia Worthington, consultant at Worthington Solicitors in Belfast, writes on ...

Published 25 September 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Marital Rape

Marital rape only became a crime under section 5 of the Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 19 ...

Published 21 September 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Transfer of Undertaking Regulations are a trap for the unwary

Richard Grogan Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates write ...

Published 20 September 2018

Bryan McCarthy and Sarah Slevin: Social media wars and the Digital Safety Commissioner Bill

Bryan McCarthyand Sarah Slevin Partner Bryan McCarthy and solicitor Sarah Slevin at Ronan Daly ...

Published 18 September 2018

Ron Moscona: Long way ahead for Copyright Directive

Ron Moscona This week the EU Parliament adopted a new revised draft of the Directive on Copyrig ...

Published 17 September 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Ireland v United Kingdom

Pictured: Entrance to a former compound at Long Kesh, which was opened in 1971 to imprison th ...

Published 17 September 2018

Richard Grogan on employment law: Time limits to lodge an appeal to the Labour Court

Richard Grogan Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan of Richard Grogan & Associates brief ...

Published 14 September 2018

Euan Duncan: Copyright or copywrong?

Euan Duncan Following much controversy surrounding the European Union’s proposed Copyrigh ...

Published 14 September 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Hanged by a comma

Irish revolutionary Roger Casement, the ‘father of 20th-century human rights investigations& ...

Published 10 September 2018

Barry Crushell: Workplace bullying, harassment and employers' obligation to provide a safe place of work

Barry Crushell Barry Crushell, partner at Tully Rinckey Ireland, sets out his view on a recent ...

Published 5 September 2018