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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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Tax professionals at work in Silicon Valley
This paper analyses a previously unexamined but nonetheless important facet of modern society the nature and impact of the relationship between in-house tax professionals in large multinational organizations, and the ...
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 ...
‘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 ...
The Irish national climate change strategy: new laws, future policies?
(Round Hall, 2009)
This paper is an overview of climate change law and policy in Ireland. It sketches the background to the international agreements covering climate change emissions. It also gives a brief summary of relevant European ...
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 ...