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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 ...
Law in Virtual Worlds
(Journal of Internet Law, 2009-04)
This article considers the application of real-world law to virtual worlds, new shared spaces that are being created on the Internet. These computer-mediated environments are often fantastic places where magic works, people ...
Climate Change Law and Policy in Ireland
(Finnish Society for Environmental Law, 2011)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...