Pictured (l-r): Heather Déiseach UCC, Diarmuid Hickey TCD, Lianne Canty UCD, and John Whelan Diarmuid Hickey, a law student at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), has won A&L Goodbody's Bold Ideas Student Innovation Award 2015.
Alan Rusbridger Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, will visit Dublin next Tuesday at the invitation of the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Law Society.
Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) will today launch a new book on human rights law at an event hosted by the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Law.
The Hon Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman The UCD Sutherland School of Law has hosted a law alumni reception to launch The Law School of University College Dublin, a new book by Professor W. N. Osborough.
The High Court has lifted an automatic suspension which had prevented the National Treasury Management Agency and Minister for Education and Skills from concluding a contract for the construction of a new DIT campus at Grangegorman. The automatic suspension had resulted from judicial review proceedi
Director-general Ken Murphy A leading figure in the Law Society of Ireland has attributed a row over the Legal Services Regulation Bill to "over the top" reporting by the Irish media.
A judgment in two major challenges to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriages will be delivered after Christmas, the High Court has heard. The court was asked to rule whether marriage rules in Northern Ireland violated article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights after a challenge was b
Photo credit: PILnet, via Twitter A collaboration between Dublin-based firm A&L Goodbody and the Irish Refugee Council's Independent Law Centre has won a prestigious European award.
Pictured (l-r): Marie McGinley, Lee Murphy and Gavin O'Flaherty Three new partners have joined international law firm Eversheds in its expanding Irish corporate and commercial practice.
FLAC's senior solicitor Michael Farrell Lawyers, politicians, academics and government agencies can do more to advance human rights in Ireland, FLAC's senior solicitor Michael Farrell has said.
The High Court in Belfast has granted Margaret McQuillan leave to seek a judicial review against the PSNI over alleged failures by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in the investigation of her sister's death. Ms McQuillan's sister, Jean Symth-Campbell, was shot dead in west Belfast in June 1972 at
The High Court in Belfast has granted leave to a Syrian refugee seeking a judicial review against the Parades Commission over its decision to allow an anti-refugee rally to take place outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday. The Syrian man, who has not been named due to safety fears, sought to have th
A senior architect with the Office of Public Works (OPW) has suggested opening the dome of Dublin's Four Courts building to the public. The OPW is currently in the process of restoring the historic dome of the 18th Century courthouse. The major restoration project is expected to finish in 2016.
India's highest court is to hear an appeal next year seeking to ban jokes about the country's minority Sikh community. Harvinder Chowdhury, a Sikh lawyer, said thousands of websites ridicule Sikhs, who number some 25 million, as “stupid, naive and foolish”.
A young woman suffering from a borderline emotionally unstable personality disorder has been found to have legal capacity to make decisions about her own care and is to be released from involuntary detention in a heath facility in Scotland and returned to Ireland. The woman, identified as KW, has a