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  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland, Ltd., 2017)
    Two centuries have passed since Selleck Osborn (1782-1826) first cautioned: ‘What you leave at your death, let it be without controversy; else the lawyers will be your heirs.’1 Despite the passage of time, the value of the ...
  • Redmond, Sean (Probation Service, 2015)
    Summary: This article, based on the author’s doctoral study completed in 2015, offers new insight into the operation of criminal networks in Ireland and in particular their influence on children who become engaged in ...
  • Redmond, Sean (Department of Children and Youth Affairs, 2016)
    Greentown is a fictitious name for an actual Garda Sub-District 1 in Ireland. The focus of this study is on a persistent offender population in Greentown in the period 2010–2011.
  • Kilcommins, Shane (Clarus Press, 2016)
    It has always struck me when asking postgraduate law students to write research proposals in which they should work through the core elements – question, structure, methodology, originality/location in the literature – how ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane; Leahy, Susan; Spain, Eimear (Routledge, 2016)
    In examining the contours of the penal complex, lawyers, penologists and criminologists are often drawn to traditional ‘real crime’ (homicides, violent assaults, organised crime, sexual offences, requirements of mens rea ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane; Leahy, Susan; Ryan, Andrea (2017)
    •The communications must originate in a confidence that they will not be disclosed •This element of confidentiality must be essential to the full and satisfactory maintenance of the relation •The relation must be one ...
  • Cahillane, Laura (Published by Clarus Press on behalf of the School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin, 2015)
    In Ireland, judges can only be removed as a result of ‘stated misbehaviour’ but the extent of this phrase is unclear, as is the process of actually removing the judge. Furthermore, Ireland has no formal process for lesser ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (University of British Columbia, 2017)
    Family law in British Columbia, Canada has witnessed significant change in the past number of years. Family property law, in particular, has seen drastic reform. One of the most significant changes which has arisen in ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (Taylor and Francis: Routledge, 2017)
    On the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 in Ireland, this paper provides a descriptive account of the ancillary relief scheme applied in the jurisdiction on divorce and its critics. ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    The rules governing the distribution of an intestate estate applied pursuant to section 46 of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 as amended by section 1 of the Inheritance and Trustee's Powers Act 2014 ensure very ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (Jordan Publishing, 2016)
    In England and Wales, notwithstanding the judicial development of guiding principles designed to underpin the application of the court’s discretion in the reallocation of assets pursuant to the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, ...
  • Sweeney, Kevin (University of Limerick, 2016)
    This thesis examines the role of investigative interviewing in the Irish criminal justice system. Investigative interviewing covers all aspects of speaking to persons, in the course of a criminal investigation, to obtain ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn; Jackson, Leyla (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    Differences between traditional Muslim marriage practice and the statutory formalities required for entry into a legally recognised marriage in England and Wales have resulted in serious question-marks hanging over the ...
  • Keane, Eddie (Labour Law Department of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, 2016)
    This article discusses how new forms of working relationships, in particular the type introduced by the phenomenon of internet based work-sharing, might be categorised. The issue has come to the forefront with the ...
  • Donnellan, Laura (University of Westminster Press, 2016)
    In the past decade there have been a number of judicial review cases involving sports governing bodies in Ireland. While the courts have been willing to hear such cases, it has been repeatedly emphasised that judicial ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane; Moffett, Luke (Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 2015)
    Introduction Concern for crime victims has been a growing political issue in improving the legitimacy and success of the criminal justice system through the rhetoric of rights. Since the 1970s there have been numerous ...
  • Coffey, Gerard (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland, Ltd, 2016)
    Protection against retrials for the same criminal offence is a fundamental principle of criminal justice and procedure in legal systems concerned with securing due process of law. The ancient common law prohibition on ...
  • Coffey, Gerard (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland Ltd., 2016)
    The common law did not consider possession a constituent element of the actus reus based on the idea that possession was not equated with the external manifestation of mens rea. However, with the development of the ...
  • Eaton, Sinead (Irish Society for European Law, 2011)
    There are many possible reasons for controlling market power. While in the United States the efficiency argument appears to have prevailed1, in the EU Treaty motivations such as political freedom are seen side by side with ...
  • Cahillane, Laura (University College Cork, 2016)
    Judicial diversity is not a subject which is much discussed in Ireland. Despite the fact that our judiciary is still a relatively homogenous group with figures on female judges only recently improving, it seems neither the ...

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