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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jun 30

    The Direct Provision Report: A Missed Opportunity

    The Direct Provision Report: A Missed Opportunity
    You can find my preliminary analysis, including a full summary of the core recommendations from the McMahon Report on the Protection Process and Direct Provision System here.  You can access the McMahon Report here. From an initial…
  • Jun 30

    The Direct Provision Report: Recommendations on Improving the Quality of Life for Protection Seeker

    The Direct Provision Report: Recommendations on Improving the Quality of Life for Protection Seeker
    You can find my preliminary analysis of the McMahon Report on the Protection Process and Direct Provision System here. You can access the McMahon Report here. The Working Group have made a number of recommendations as regards improving the…
  • Jun 30

    The Direct Provision Report: Summary of Recommendations on Accommodation Standard

    The Direct Provision Report: Summary of Recommendations on Accommodation Standard
    You can find my preliminary analysis of the McMahon Report on the Protection Process and Direct Provision System here. You can access the McMahon Report here. The Working Group has made a number of unqualified recommendations, qualified…
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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/
  • Apr 21

    #dre2015 Conference Review and Wrap-Up

    #dre2015 Conference Review and Wrap-Up
    Last week, DRI hosted our very first conference, Digital Rights Europe 2015. We were absolutely delighted with the way the day went, and thrilled with the initial feedback from some of the 95 people who came through the doors on the day.…
  • Apr 1

    DRI’s Submission to the Law Reform Comission on Cyberbullying and Harassment

    DRI’s Submission to the Law Reform Comission on Cyberbullying and Harassment
    The Law Reform Commission is now working on the area of “cyber-crime affecting personal safety, privacy and reputation including cyber-bullying” – a wide ranging area including “revenge pornography”, hate crime…
  • Mar 31

    Two Weeks until Digital Rights Europe, the DRI Conference

    Two Weeks until Digital Rights Europe, the DRI Conference
    DRI is delighted to be welcoming a world-class line-up of international and domestic experts to Digital Rights Europe 2015, our inaugural conference focused on the most critical European-wide issues around digital privacy,…
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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
  • Jun 26

    Migrant Workers - Younis case update

    Migrant Workers - Younis case update
    I have previously blogged about the Muhammad Younis case.In a surprising development yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld Mr Younis's appeal which means that he is now entitled to his award of more than €91,000 (see Irish Times report…
  • Jun 26

    Seminar on LGBT Rights and Legal Change, TCD, Dublin, Fri. 10 July 2015

    Seminar on LGBT Rights and Legal Change, TCD, Dublin, Fri. 10 July 2015
    Seminar on LGBT Rights and Legal Change11am - 1pm Friday 10th July 2015, Room 3126, Arts Block, Trinity College DublinSpeakers: Senator David Norris, Senator Katherine Zappone, Ann Louise Gilligan, Professor Mark Bell (TCD), Brian Sheehan…
  • Apr 12

    Events in April 2015 and after

    Events in April 2015 and after
    CC BY ncarey I've updated the listings of forthcoming events at www.irishlaw.org/events/.Here's the current list:Mon. 13 April 2015:International conference - Child Protection and the Law, Law Society of Ireland - fully bookedDetails at…
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The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    It's nearly time ...

    It's nearly time ...
    .. for the BIALL Salary Survey to close.The survey is available until Tuesday 30th June. If you haven’t been able to fill it out yet, you still have a few days remaining to complete your entry. You can find the survey directly on the…
  • Jun 22

    Formal notification of Officers and Council Members for 2015/16

    Formal notification of Officers and Council Members for 2015/16
    The following changes were all listed in the May Newsletter and also in the AGM Documents:Council Members:Council MemberDavid PercikBPP Professional Education137 Stamford StreetLondonSE1 9NNTel: +44 (0)20 7633 4395Council MemberNicola…
  • Jun 16

    BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 awarded

    BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 awarded
    The BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015 has been awarded to Avizandum.Issued: 15th June 2015Elizabeth Thompson and Lissie Attfield received the award from the BIALL President, Marianne Barber at the BIALL Annual Dinner which took place at…
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IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Jun 25

    Words Reinterpreted - Copyright and Translation

    Words Reinterpreted - Copyright and Translation
    As has been well-established for years, copyright protects the expression of ideas rather than the ideas themselves (more on which can be found here), no matter what your expression for that idea may be. Words especially are a very nuanced,…
  • Jun 16

    Words Hurt - Disparaging Trademarks and Free Speech Collide

    Words Hurt - Disparaging Trademarks and Free Speech Collide
    Freedom of speech or expression has often been a sore point of contention for those wishing to protect a full freedom of expression (i.e. no restrictions on speech whatsoever) and those who want to limit it within a certain space to ensure a…
  • Jun 9

    Conflicted Owners - Intellectual Property Law and Ownership of Property

    Conflicted Owners - Intellectual Property Law and Ownership of Property
    Saying something is truly yours is a rare thing these days, especially with the seemingly impossible future of house ownership in a lot of cities (especially for us here in London), and people often derive a huge sense of achievement and…
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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/
  • Jun 16

    Downloading or accessing certain material could constitute a criminal offence

    Downloading or accessing certain material could constitute a criminal offence
    Poster put up in London internet cafes from 2010 onwardsBackground:It's not about asking owners to spy on their customers, it's about raising awareness," a police spokesman said, speaking anonymously in line with force policy. "We don't ask…
  • May 4

    PPS numbers: internet saviours?

    PPS numbers: internet saviours?
    Bank Holiday Mondays are quiet news days, making them a good time to get any old nonsense into the newspaper. Today is no exception as the Irish Times appears to have taken the opportunity for a special edition of breathless internet…
  • Apr 29

    "Homophobe" brings Ireland's first "right to be forgotten" court case

    "Homophobe" brings Ireland's first "right to be forgotten" court case
    A fascinating story in today's Irish Times details what seems to be the first court case in Ireland following the Google Spain ruling. However a less sympathetic plaintiff would be hard to find. The case is being brought by a Dublin man, Mark…
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Lex Ferenda

Lex Ferenda

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

http://www.lexferenda.com
  • May 29

    Copyright and expression

    Copyright and expression
    Dr. Emily Laidlaw (University of Calgary) and I have a joint project, as part of CREATe, on copyright, human rights and the public interest.  We’ve just published (as CREATe Working Paper 2015/04) a very extensive literature review…
  • Apr 29

    Remembering Greg Lastowka

    Remembering Greg Lastowka
    I learned yesterday that Prof. Greg Lastowka (Rutgers) died this week at the age of 46. He had been ill for a year. Notices here, here, and here. Greg was a great scholar of law and technology, and his 2010 book Virtual Justice: the new laws…
  • Apr 9

    I think I’m a clone now

    I think I’m a clone now
    Dr. Tom Phillips worked on a CREATe project with me, as a research associate (Dr. Keith M. Johnston was the co-investigator).  Our project on Games and Transmedia dealt with a wide range of issue pertaining to law, business and…
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Primary Opinion

Primary Opinion

Covers corporate, employment, IP and privacy news.

http://primaryopinion.com/
  • Nov 27

    Social media marketing for lawyers and law firm

    Social media marketing for lawyers and law firm
    Law firms of all sizes are now embracing social media as a means to showcase expertise and reach new customers. But, opening a Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ account is only the first part of the process. Here are five pointers for realising…
  • Oct 13

    Legal opinion round up: CJEU’s ruling on registering 3D object trademark

    Legal opinion round up: CJEU’s ruling on registering 3D object trademark
    3D shape marks took another battering at the end of September with the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruling that such trademarks can be declared invalid if the shape can be linked ‘essentially’ or ‘substantially’ to…
  • Oct 7

    Meet our independent blogger

    Meet our independent blogger
    Our new content portal www.primaryopinion.com draws together the best of the IP industry’s news, commentary and knowledge, so that IP professionals, in-house counsel and business heads can access it on one up-to-date platform. That…
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