Monthly Archives: June 2017

Update on Judicial Appointments Row

Dr Laura Cahillane Given that today the Dáil will begin its consideration of the now controversial Judicial Appointments Commission Bill and given the amounted of heated discussion on topics such as the lay element of the commission, I will attempt … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Inaugural Conference of the British and Irish Chapter of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S)

Trinity College Dublin 4-5 September 2017 ICON-S is founded on a recognition that a full explication and understanding of today’s “constitutional” cannot take place in isolation from other branches of public law or in a context that is exclusively national. … Continue reading

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Latest Controversy Demonstrates need for Transparent Judicial Appointments System

Dr Laura Cahillane On Tuesday, as one of the final acts of Enda Kenny’s Cabinet, the Attorney General was nominated to fill a vacancy on the Court of Appeal. This, of itself, is not overtly controversial (although note the Whelehan … Continue reading

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