Minority Religions under Irish Law

Minority Religions under Irish Law, edited by Kathryn O'Sullivan, focuses the spotlight specifically on the legal protections afforded in Ireland to minority religions, generally, and to the Muslim community, in particular. Although predominantly focused on the Irish context, the book also boasts contributions from leading international academics, considering questions of broader global importance such as… Continue reading Minority Religions under Irish Law

Uses and Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Going on the Record of an Offender

Uses and Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Going on the Record of an Offender by Margaret Fitzgerald O'Reilly, School of Law (2018) This book examines the increasing retention and use of previous criminal record information, within and beyond the criminal justice system. There remains a misconception that once an offender has served the penalty for… Continue reading Uses and Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Going on the Record of an Offender

Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges

Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges by John Lombard (School of Law) Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for… Continue reading Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges

Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe: Ireland (Brill) (2018)

New Book: Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe: Ireland (Brill) (2018) Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan has recently published a book, entitled Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe. It is part of a Series published by Brill (Leiden; Netherlands). The project covers the 28 member states of the European Union, Norway and Switzerland plus the European… Continue reading Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe: Ireland (Brill) (2018)

Child Law in Ireland

Child Law in Ireland Author: Dr Lydia Bracken (School of Law, University of Limerick) Child Law in Ireland provides an accessible analysis of the Irish child law system. It incorporates examination of Ireland’s international obligations in this area arising under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the European Convention… Continue reading Child Law in Ireland

Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and Punishment

Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and Punishment by Dr Susan Leahy and Dr Margaret Fitzgerald O’Reilly  (School of Law, University of Limerick) The topic of sexual offending is a deeply complex and challenging one. In the past number of years, there has been a growing interest in sexual crime with a proliferation of cases provoking… Continue reading Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and Punishment

Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland

Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland, co-edited by Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) of the Hate and Hostility Research Group at UL with Seamus Taylor of Maynooth University (2017) This book provides a unique insight into the lived realities of hate crime in… Continue reading Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland

Constitutional Law in Ireland

The School of Law is pleased to announce the publication of Dr Laura Cahillane’s latest book, ‘Constitutional Law in Ireland’, co-authored with Dr Seán Ó Conaill of UCC, and published by Wolters Kluwer. Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this very useful analysis of constitutional law in Ireland provides essential information on… Continue reading Constitutional Law in Ireland