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Article: An Evaluation of ‘Possession’ in the Construction of Criminal Liability

via An Evaluation of ‘Possession’ in the Construction of Criminal Liability | Criminal Justice in Ireland The common law did not consider possession a constituent element of the actus reus based on the idea that possession was not equated with the external manifestation of mens rea. However, with the development of the criminal law, with… Continue reading Article: An Evaluation of ‘Possession’ in the Construction of Criminal Liability

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Opinion Piece: Mixed Martial Arts: The Legal Issues

This piece was originally posted on www.asser.nl. By Laura Donnellan, School of Law, University of Limerick, Ireland. Introduction On Tuesday the 12th of April, João Carvalho passed away in the Beaumont Hospital after sustaining serious injuries from a mixed martial arts (MMA) event in Dublin on the previous Saturday. The fighter was knocked out in the… Continue reading Opinion Piece: Mixed Martial Arts: The Legal Issues