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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 25

    Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Paper

    Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Paper
    The Irish Society for European Law recently re-launched the Irish Journal of European Law as an e-journal. The Journal, which has been published since 1992, is a leading international journal on European law edited by Irish scholars and…
  • Feb 23

    Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

    Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender
    The Transitional Justice Institute (Ulster University) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (Ulster University) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held…
  • Feb 20

    Political Policing of Protests?

    Political Policing of Protests?
    As of this week there have been 23 arrests since the protests in Jobstown over Irish water in mid-November (as well as the jailing of 5 individuals for contempt of court in related disputes).  Of concern seems to be the method of…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 close at the end of Monday 9 March 2015, so a little under two weeks remain for you to play your important part in:Recognising and rewarding excellence in legal serials…
  • Feb 23

    Press release Librarian one of the most desirable jobs in Britain? We agree!

    Press release Librarian one of the most desirable jobs in Britain? We agree!
    Issued: 19 February 2015A recent YouGov poll of over 14,000 adults found that respondents ranked librarian second highest in terms of what they would like to do for a living. Whilst it might be said that many respondents could be envisaging a…
  • Feb 12

    Pepper v Hart

    Pepper v Hart
    We are now in the 20th year of running the very popular Pepper v Hart research course, which the staff at Lincoln’s Inn Library have very kindly agreed to run for us again.Places on the course are limited so please book early to …
Rank this Week: 1718

Lex Ferenda

Lex Ferenda

Cover cyberlaw, libraries, media and higher education. By Daithí Mac Síthigh.

http://www.lexferenda.com
  • Feb 10

    The Campbell Legacy: A Decade of ‘Misuse of Private Information’ (Newcastle, 17 April 2015)

    The Campbell Legacy: A Decade of ‘Misuse of Private Information’ (Newcastle, 17 April 2015)
    I’m delighted to share news of an event I’m organising with a Newcastle colleague, Tom Bennett.  Here comes the formal stuff. Registration opens 2 March! The 2004 decision of the House of Lords in Campbell v Mirror Group…
  • Jan 25

    Law and Culture: new virtual issue of Legal Studie

    Law and Culture: new virtual issue of Legal Studie
    From the editors of Legal Studies comes news of their second ‘virtual issue’, on the theme of ‘law and culture’. Virtual issues are made up of previously published articles, based around a theme. The first such issue…
  • Jan 12

    Smart people sign up for Smart Cities event

    Smart people sign up for Smart Cities event
    I’m delighted to share news of a two-day workshop on “Designing Smart Cities – opportunities and regulatory challenges” at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) later this year (31st March/1st April). The event takes…
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Digital Rights Ireland

Digital Rights Ireland

Covers data retention, defamation, DRI, DRM, ID cards, intellectual property, mass surveillance and more.

http://www.digitalrights.ie/blog/
  • Feb 28

    Irish State Blocks Access to Own Website

    Irish State Blocks Access to Own Website
    Ken Foxe of RTE has the news that internet blocking software in the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) is blocking a range of legitimate websites, including sites from the Irish central government, EU and organisations funded by the Irish…
  • Feb 10

    Guest Post: Privacy International GCHQ Surveillance Tribunal Win

    Guest Post: Privacy International GCHQ Surveillance Tribunal Win
    Following their court win against UK spying last week, here’s a guest post from Privacy International setting out the implications of their case and what they plan to do next: Privacy International, Bytes for All and other human rights…
  • Feb 1

    Privacy & Security Updates for DRI

    Privacy & Security Updates for DRI
    In accordance with our Privacy Policy, we are letting you know about changes to our website rolled out today: We have updated our privacy policy We have added the option to check out with Stripe for online donations We have…
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Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Feb 26

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act
    I have written a short piece for the Irish Times concerning school admissions and the Equal Status Act.  The article has been published here.  I may in due course develop this into a longer article for a journal in which I can…
  • Feb 12

    Gender Equality in Promotion

    Gender Equality in Promotion
    The case of Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, who successfully claimed gender discrimination concerning the senior lecturer promotions process in NUI Galway, has been widely reported in the media.  This case illustrates a number of key…
  • Dec 30

    Mental Health, Criminal Law and Risk of Harm

    Mental Health, Criminal Law and Risk of Harm
    Website of the Central Mental HospitalThe recent tragic case of stabbings in Cobh, Co. Cork, highlights the treatment of those with mental health issues by the criminal justice system.This is a complex area and further details may be found in…
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IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Feb 22

    Art Anew - Fan Art and Copyright

    Art Anew - Fan Art and Copyright
    A big aspect of the modern scene of artistic expression is fan art. This, to the uninitiated, is using prior existing art, be it movies, music or pictures, as inspiration for your own works, often using the same characters, themes or…
  • Feb 12

    Passing Off on Persons - Rihanna Wins Appeal Case

    Passing Off on Persons - Rihanna Wins Appeal Case
    If reality TV has taught something to most individuals is that personality, and personas especially, are valuable. This, along with other celebrities, musicians and actors, illustrates an interesting aspect of humanity; a self-imposed value…
  • Feb 5

    Court Fashionistas - The ECJ Takes on Unregistered Design

    Court Fashionistas - The ECJ Takes on Unregistered Design
    Oft forgotten by many intellectual property law practitioners and academics (including this writer, sadly), designs are put on the back-burner, and developments are overlooked or rare. With this in mind, a new development quietly emerged from…
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IT Law in Ireland

IT Law in Ireland

Covers information technology law issues with a focus on freedom of expression, privacy and other fundamental rights. By TJ McIntyre.

http://www.tjmcintyre.com/
  • Jan 22

    Mobile phone records as evidence in Irish court

    Mobile phone records as evidence in Irish court
    Just before Christmas a murder trial collapsed when the prosecution failed to lay the correct evidential basis for admitting mobile phone records against the accused. There's no written judgment but according to media reports:The State…
  • Oct 24

    Discovery of encrypted document

    Discovery of encrypted document
    Today's Irish Times has a story arising out of the Quinn litigation against the state which raises important issues around access to encrypted documents:The family of Seán Quinn is demanding access to three letters sent between former…
  • Oct 21

    Garda body cameras: quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    Garda body cameras: quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
    Garda body worn camera - screencap from Dublin Says No protest video.I had a piece in Saturday's Irish Independent on the implications of the new Garda body worn cameras being used at protests against water charges. There wasn't enough room…
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