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  • 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 ...
  • Keane, Eddie (Intersentia, 2016)
    This article discusses the implementation of the flexicurity system in Ireland. As the percentage of dependent employees in temporary employment in Ireland grew from 5.3% in 2002 to 10.2% in 2012, it is clear that fl exible ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane; Spain, Eimear (School of Law, University of Limerick/ Office of the Inspector of Prisons, 2016)
    Foreword The absence of reliable, comprehensive information on deaths in custody within this jurisdiction has long stuck me as lamentable. This project emerged from a conversa-tion between Prof. Shane Kilcommins and me ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane (SAGE Publications, 2016)
    It is clear that Ireland has witnessed evidence of a ‘tooling up’ of the state in the fight against crime over the last two decades. Crime control analyses—often relying upon the use of stark juxtaposition—are very useful ...
  • Elder, Shaun (University of Limerick, 2014)
    The empirical genesis for this novel inter-disciplinary dissertation was the devastating global financial crisis. A separate and simultaneous Irish crisis was located in the banking sector. The financial market domain, ...
  • O'Sullivan, Kathryn (2016)
    Family law in British Columbia, Canada has witnessed significant change in the last 5-6 years. Family property law, in particular, has seen drastic reform. One of the most significant changes which has arisen in the ...
  • Doran, Kate (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Bail is a device which provides for the pre-trial release of a criminal defendant after security has been taken for the defendant’s future appearance at trial. Ireland has traditionally adopted a liberal approach to bail. ...
  • Coffey, Gerard (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Limited, 2008)
    With the continued expansion of the European Union and the free movement of persons, there is potential for increased cross-border crime and the associated difficulties with concurrent prosecutorial jurisdictions for the ...
  • Coffey, Gerard (Thomson Reuters (Professional) Ireland Ltd.,, 2006)
    The victim of crime1 is not an active participant per se in the criminal justice system. The victim is effectively a third party whose input to the criminal justice process is confined to that of being an informant2 and ...

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