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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 ...
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 ...
Virtual rights? property in online game objects and characters
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-07-18)
The new industry of Massively Multi-Player Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) brings together two sets of fictions: the interactive stories of shared computer games and the legal devices of intellectual property. In these ...
Charging for public participation: fees for submissions or observations on Environmental Impact Assessment
(SAGE Publications, 2007)
In case C-216/05, Commission v Ireland, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Irish legislation which required the payment of a fee by those making submissions regarding an environmental impact assessment (EIA) ...
Algorithms and the rule of law
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-10-05)
In this short article Ronan Kennedy explores fundamental issues surrounding the use of algorithms in the context of the rule of law in our society. He states, The issues that are buried in these systems should be a matter ...
Algorithms and the rule of law
(Society for Computers and Law, 2017-04)
[No abstract available]
A Flood of Light: Comments on the Interpretation Act 2005
(Judicial Studies Institute, 2006)
The Interpretation Act 2005 consolidates previous legislation and contains some new provisions inspired by a Law Reform Commission report. These may bring about a subtle but significant change in the methods of statutory ...
Extra-judicial Comment by Judges
(Judicial Studies Institute, 2005)
This article looks at recent occasions where extrajudicial speech has been the subject of public comment in Ireland. It then examines case law from other jurisdictions, focusing on examples from common law countries and ...