Recent Submissions

  • The role of the state in migration control 

    McMahon, Aoife (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2015)
    The basic premise that states have an absolute discretion to control migration across their territorial borders has become ossified to such an extent as to render its questioning controversial. Yet the more one delves into ...
  • The influence of culture on food safety regulations and international trade disputes 

    Mannion, Damien (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the role of consumer based and cultural influences in the area of food regulation and international trade. Firstly, the thesis endeavours to identify the essence and manifestation of these influences. ...
  • Tory language and Whigg measure : Edmund Burke on manners, history, and law 

    Donlan, Seán Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2002)
    This dissertation investigates the complex relationship between manners, history, and law in the writings of Edmund Burke. In sum, this relationship was rooted in a naturalism based, not in eternal verities, but in the ...
  • The sovereignty of the Irish People 

    Harrington, Joseph (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2015)
    My research addresses the question of what role the People play in the Irish constitutional order. This leads to several related enquiries, the most substantive of which is an examination of the doctrine of popular sovereignty ...
  • Human rights law and constitutional biolaw : a coherentist investigation into dignity, personhood and rights 

    Finegan, Thomas (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2014)
    I made extensive use of Trinity College Library, including its older collections and inter- library loan service. Electronic journal databases were invaluable. Researching US constitutional case law was an exercise in ...

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