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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 ...
Was it Author's Rights all the time?: Copyright as a Constitutional Right in Ireland
(Dublin University Law Journal, 2011)
If property rights are “the Cinderella of the fundamental rights provisions of the Irish Constitution,” copyright may be its glass slipper, seeking its proper owner. The underlying rationale for copyright in Irish law is ...
Access to Justice under Irish Environmental Impact Assessment Law: Case C-427/07 Commission v Ireland European Court of Justice (Second Chamber), 16 July 2009  Env LR 8
(SAGE Publications, 2010-05)
Ireland was recently found not to have fully implemented Directive 85/337 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (the EIA Directive) and Directive 2003/35 (the Århus ...
Rethinking reflexive law for the Information Age: Hybrid and flexible regulation by disclosure
(George Washington University Law School, 2016)
Although it has its defenders,1 command-and-control environmental regulation has been criticised for being economically inefficient and for relying on the effectiveness of the regulator and its staff.2 Scholars have ...