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Why Judicial Appointments Reform is Necessary

On Wednesday night an end was put to the longest filibuster in the history of the State when the guillotine was imposed on the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill. The Bill has now passed all stages of the Seanad and will … Continue reading

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Conference Report: “Sovereignty, Populism and Constitutional Politics”

On August 30-31, Constitution Project @ UCC, in association with the British and Irish Chapter of the International Society of Public Law, played host to a conference on the theme of “Sovereignty, Populism and Constitutional Politics”. 70 delegates saw 33 … Continue reading

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Conference Programme and Registration: “Sovereignty, Populism and Constitutional Politics”, 30-31 August

School of Law, UCC and Constitution Project @ UCC in association with The British and Irish Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) Friday 30th and Saturday 31st August 2019, 1 Lapp’s Quay Executive Education Building, Cork Keynote … Continue reading

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The Danger of Frequent Constitutional Amendment

Dr Maria Cahill The Irish Constitution has been amended 31 times in 82 years, and 8 times in the last 10 years. In total, there have been 43 proposals to amend the Constitution, 12 of which have been put forward … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: “Sovereignty, Populism and Constitutional Politics”

School of Law, UCC and Constitution Project @ UCC in association with The British and Irish Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) 30-31 August 2019 Keynote Speaker: Professor Gráinne de Burca, New York University The Irish Constitution … Continue reading

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