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E-regulation and the rule of law: smart government, institutional information infrastructures, and fundamental values
(IOS Press, 2016-02-15)
Information and communications technology (ICT) is increasingly used in bureaucratic and regulatory processes. With the development of the Internet of Things , some researchers speak enthusiastically of the birth of the ...
New ideas or false hopes? : International, European, and Irish climate change law and policy after the Paris Agreement
(Round Hall, 2016)
This article is an overview and summary of recent developments in international, European and Irish climate change law and policy. It places the recently-concluded Paris Agreement in the context of the US-China Deal on ...
Algorithmic governance: Developing a research agenda through the power of collective intelligence
(SAGE Publications, 2017-09-19)
We are living in an algorithmic age where mathematics and computer science are coming together in powerful new ways to influence, shape and guide our behaviour and the governance of our societies. As these algorithmic ...
An expanded definition of environmental information? Minch v Commissioner for Environmental Information  IEHC 91
(SAGE Publications, 2016)
A recent Irish High Court decision has overturned a decision of the Commissioner for Environmental Information not to grant access to a report on broadband networking infrastructure on the grounds that the document sought ...
No three strikes for Ireland (yet): EU Copyright Law and individual liability in recent internet filesharing litigation
(Wolters Kluwer, 2011)
This article is a summary of recent Irish cases involving peer-to-peer file-sharing. These cases are another step in the ongoing development of this fast-changing area of the law, and raise some interesting questions about ...
The judiciary in public debates: the sound of silence?
(Sweet & Maxwell/Round Hall, 2011)
The judiciary's approach to communicating with the public it serves has to change. If it does not--if our voice remains silent in debates on public policy, and we become irrelevant to the process--we have only ourselves to blame.
Climate change law and policy after Copenhagen
(Round Hall, 2010)
This article deals with recent developments in climate change law and policy. It examines the likely future developments in international negotiations for a successor to the Kyoto Protocol; briefly summarises climate ...
Possible Irish responses to climate change
(Kluwer Law International, 2008)
Climate change is becoming a very important political, social and economic issue. Recent weeks have seen the publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fourth Assessment Report, with predictions of ...
‘Substantial Interest’ requirement for judicial review of planning decisions: Harding v Cork County Council and An Bord Pleanála and Xces Projects Ltd now known as Kinsale Harbour Developments Ltd  IESC 27;  2 ILRM 251
(SAGE Publications, 2009-02)
The Supreme Court of Ireland recently considered the criteria by which a person may be said to have a “substantial interest” (which is the statutory requirement) in a planning matter which is sufficient to allow that person ...
Access to justice under the Århus Convention and Irish judicial review
(SAGE Publications, 2008)
The case of Sweetman v An Bord Pleanála, decided in the High Court of Ireland in April 2007, raises a number of interesting issues regarding the scope of Directive 2003/35/EC on public participation in respect of the ...