Recent Submissions

  • Prison Law: Prisoner Experiences of Accountability Mechanisms in Ireland 

    Van Der Valk, Sophie (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2022)
    Despite the growth in bodies which play a role in prison accountability, limited data exists on how prisoners experience structures set up to achieve accountability, in particular inspection and monitoring bodies, and those ...
  • Between Dominance and Subservience: A Comparative Study of Executive Power in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. 

    Casey, Conor (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2021)
    This thesis undertakes a comparative constitutional analysis of the position of the political executive in Ireland, United Kingdom, and the United States. I address three central questions. First, why has the executive ...
  • Unities of Law and the State 

    Chen, Li-Kung (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2021)
    This thesis is a study of the composition of state and legal system and their relation, with a particular focus on their configuration as a group which can act as an agent. It seeks to contribute to legal philosophy and ...
  • Judicial Culture and Social Rights 

    Rooney, James (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2021)
    My doctoral thesis explores the conditions under which judicial protection of social rights develops within common law jurisdictions. Social rights relate to material interests necessary for human survival and flourishing, ...
  • The rise of private policy in the digital market: consequences for fundamental rights and the rule of law 

    Costello, Róisín Áine (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2020)
    The work which follows examines the process by which private actors in the digital market are redefining fundamental rights through their contractual terms and practical operation. The argument is allied to works which ...

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