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Landmark Legal Challenge Against Irish Government On Climate Change
The Irish Government's alleged failure to mitigate climate change is the subject of a legal challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment CLG (FIE) ...
Ireland
3 Apr 2019
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Covert Monitoring Of Employees And The Right To Privacy Under Article 8 ECHR: Can These Two Be Reconciled?
It is generally accepted that the monitoring of employees at work is intrusive.
Ireland
22 Feb 2019
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Legal Privilege Update: Part 3 Of 3
This is the final article in our three part series dealing with legal professional privilege (See Parts 1 and Part 2).
Ireland
20 Feb 2019
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Privacy At What Cost? Consequences Of The High Court's Judgment In The Graham Dwyer Case
"In what circumstances does a democracy tolerate State mandated electronic surveillance of every citizen who uses a telephone device?"
European Union
18 Dec 2018
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Refusal To Supply "Support Gay Marriage" Cake Not Discriminatory
The UK Supreme Court has held that a Belfast bakery did not discriminate against a gay man when it refused to provide him with a cake bearing a message of support for same-sex marriage...
Ireland
13 Nov 2018
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Children First: Mandatory Reporting
With effect from 11 December 2017, certain persons dealing with children in a professional capacity must report suspected child abuse to Tusla, following the commencement of the mandatory reporting provisions...
Ireland
2 Feb 2018
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The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 – What It Means For You As A Financial Advisor
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the "Act") will fundamentally change how advisors assess capacity and how they engage with people who have mental capacity issues.
Ireland
28 Jun 2017
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Good Decision-Making For Public Bodies, Guide 3: Fair Procedures – Beware Of Bias
This is the third in our series of Good Decision-Making Guides for Public Bodies. These Guides highlight what is best practice in decision-making and offer simple and practical tips to reduce the risk of challenge to your decisions.
Ireland
4 Apr 2016
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Withdrawal Of Artificial Nutrition And Hydration: Who Decides?
Medical practitioners often find themselves in the unenviable position of having to decide whether to withdraw or discontinue treatment that is artificially prolonging a patient's life.
European Union
1 Dec 2015
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FOI Model Publication Scheme Released By The Department Of Public Expenditure & Reform
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has recently published a Model Publication Scheme and accompanying Guidance document.
Ireland
10 Nov 2015
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Ireland's Defamation Laws In The Spotlight
Independent Newspapers looks set to challenge Ireland's defamation laws after reportedly filing papers with the European Court of Human Rights.
Ireland
29 Oct 2015
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Ireland's Defamation Laws In The Spotlight
Independent Newspapers looks set to challenge Ireland's defamation laws after reportedly filing papers with the European Court of Human Rights.
Ireland
11 Sep 2015
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Stopping The ‘DRIP' Of Data – UK High Court Finds Revised Data Retention Legislation Unlawful
Across the EU, data retention legislation stemming from the now defunct Data Retention Directive has been subject to challenge.
European Union
2 Aug 2015
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Freedom Of Speech And Online Content Monitoring
It is noteworthy that the court made a number of references to the harmful nature of the internet through its judgement.
European Union
13 Jul 2015
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Recent Decision Of The Court Of Appeal On Delay In Historic Child Abuse Claims
The new Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in the case of Cassidy v. The Provincialate on 16 April, 2015.
Ireland
23 Apr 2015
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Court Uses Inherent Jurisdiction To Make "Rare And Exceptional" Detention Order
The High Court recently used its inherent jurisdiction to make an order for the transfer of a 45-year old woman in need of special therapeutic and welfare services...
Ireland
11 Mar 2015
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Legal Aid For Inquests – Giving Families Access To Legal Advice
Recent legislation provides that a family member could receive free legal aid or advice at an inquest where it is in the public interest.
Ireland
6 May 2014
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News Website Found Liable For Defamatory Material
The ECHR has recently handed down a controversial decision which has the potential to impose liability on internet portals for third party comments.
European Union
10 Mar 2014
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Will Marie Fleming Right-To-Die Case Live On?
Marie Fleming's challenge under Irish law to the ban on assisted suicide came to an end on April 29 2013.
Ireland
5 Sep 2013
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