Recent Submissions

  • Rules as code and the rule of law: ensuring effective judicial review of administration by software 

    Kennedy, Rónán (Taylor and Francis Group, 2024-02-09)
    This paper considers the possible benefits and substantial risks of ‘Rules as Code’, the parallel drafting of legislation and codification in software, which has been the subject of attention from policy-makers and pilot ...
  • Toolkit on best practice for health and social care professionals to respect the rights of persons with disabilities in public health emergencies 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Doyle Guilloud, Suzanne; Parker, April (Centre For Disability Law And Policy, University of Galway, 2023)
    Introduction & purpose of toolkit. The Covid-19 pandemic put health and social care services under unprecedented strain. Before the development of effective vaccines, hospitals and intensive care units were pushed to the ...
  • Toolkit on best practice for states to respect the rights of persons with disabilities in public health emergencies 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Doyle Guilloud, Suzanne; Parker, April (Centre For Disability Law And Policy, University of Galway, 2023)
    Introduction & purpose of toolkit. The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the speed at which the rights of persons with disabilities can be either deprioritised or forgotten altogether in times of public health emergencies. The ...
  • Working paper on best practice to maintain states obligations under the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities during public health crises 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Doyle Guilloud, Suzanne; Parker, April (Centre for Disability Law And Policy, University of Galway, 2022)
    This working paper sets out the applicable standards for States to maintain their obligations towards persons with disabilities under international law in situations of emergency such as the Covid-19 pandemic. About 15% ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Communication guide for health and social care professionals 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2023)
    The purpose of this guide is to assist professionals in their supportive role as they engage with disabled people to ensure their rights are respected. The way in which requests for support are listened to, acknowledged, ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Know your rights guide 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2023)
    The Re(al) Productive Justice project is about disabled people and reproductive justice. Reproductive justice is about the choice to have a child, the choice not to have a child, and being properly supported in those ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Final report 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q. (University of Galway, 2023)
    Re(al) Productive Justice Project, was an Irish project undertaken from 2019-2023 and funded by the Wellcome Trust. The project was carried out by the Principal Investigator, Prof. Eilionóir Flynn, postdoctoral researchers ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Pregnancy and birth toolkit 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2023)
    The Re(al)productive Justice project is about disabled people and reproductive justice. Reproductive justice is about the choice to have a child, the choice not to have a child, and being properly supported in those ...
  • Working paper on disability, fertility and contraception 

    Sperrin, Áine; Flynn, Eilionóir; Ní Flatharta, Maria; Dagg, Jenny (University of Galway, 2020)
    This paper outlines the international and domestic law and policy context of fertility and contraception issues for persons with disabilities in Ireland. Throughout the world, the fertility of persons with disabilities ...
  • Working paper on abortion and disability 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2021)
    This paper has been prepared for the final Discussion Forum of the Re(al) Productive Justice Project. The Discussion Forum focuses on abortion and disability. This paper outlines the international and domestic legislative, ...
  • Working paper on parenting 

    Dagg, Jenny; Flynn, Eilionóir; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2020-10-01)
    This working paper will inform the Discussion Forum on Parenting on 1 October 2020. It will provide an overview of the Irish legal and policy landscape in which persons with disabilities experience parenting as well as the ...
  • Working paper on pregnancy and childbirth 

    Dagg, Jenny; Sperrin, Áine; Ní Fhlaharta, Maria (University of Galway, 2019-09-20)
    This working paper is to inform the first discussion forum of the Re(al) Productive Justice Project on the topic of Pregnancy and Childbirth. It provides an overview of the Irish legal and policy landscape in which persons ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Fertility and contraception toolkit 

    Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine; Flynn, Eilionóir (University of Galway, 2023)
    The Re(al)productive Justice project is about disabled people and reproductive justice. Reproductive justice is about the choice to have a child, the choice not to have a child, and being properly supported in those ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Abortion toolkit 

    Dagg, Jenny; Flynn, Eilionóir; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2023)
    The Re(al)productive Justice project is about disabled people and reproductive justice. Reproductive justice is about the choice to have a child, the choice not to have a child, and being properly supported in those ...
  • Re(al) Productive Justice: Parenting toolkit 

    Flynn, Eilionóir; Dagg, Jenny; Ní Fhlatharta, Maria; Burns, Emma Q.; Sperrin, Áine (University of Galway, 2023)
    The Re(al) Productive Justice project is about disabled people and reproductive justice. Reproductive justice is about the choice to have a child, the choice not to have a child, and being properly supported in those ...
  • Women with disabilities: Forever on the edge of #MeToo? 

    Buckley, Lucy-Ann (Full Court Press and Fastcase, Inc.,, 2020)
    [No abstract available]
  • Life imprisonment and the Parole Act 2019: Assessing the impact of legislative reform 

    Griffin, Diarmuid (Judicial Studies Institute, 2020)
    This article examines the Parole Act 2019 and its likely impact on decision-making surrounding the release of life sentence prisoners in Ireland. The informal and political nature of the release process for life sentence ...
  • When is a Plan Not a Plan? The Supreme Court Decision in “Climate Case Ireland” 

    Kennedy, Rónán; O'Rourke, Maeve; Roddy-Mullineaux, Cassie (Thomson Reuters Round Hall, 2021-01-07)
    [No abstract available]
  • The right to education: Article 24 of the CRPD 

    Broderick, Andrea; Quinlivan, Shivaun (Clarus Press, 2017)
    The right to education has been described as “a pre-requisite to the exercise of many other rights.”2 This statement is fitting in terms of the educational rights of disabled people, which are intrinsically linked with ...
  • Disability, EU law and the CRPD: A New Dawn? 

    Quinlivan, Shivaun; Bruton, Claire (Clarus Press, 2017)
    This paper will examine the definition of disability in anti-discrimination employment law in Europe. This paper reviews some of the approaches to defining disability both within the European Union and by the European ...

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