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  • Influences on the role of law for railways in Ireland 

    Crean, Catherine (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    The thesis traces influences on the development of the role of law for railways in Ireland. A focus on their place in the milieu of infrastructure, technology, enterprise and administration was used as a framework. The ...
  • Injustice in dismissal : the anti-dismissal injunction 

    Kirwan, Brendan (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2013)
    The purpose of this research is to analyse, primarily by reference to the written judgments delivered in the Superior Courts, the development of the anti-dismissal injunction and associated complexities which can lead to ...
  • Integration and Law : the Irish experience in its international and European context 

    Murphy, Clíodhna Siobhán (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2012)
    This thesis examines the interaction between integration and law, from an Irish perspective. It explores the legal dimensions of the concept of integration and its coherence in a European and international context. It ...
  • Issues in defective medicinal product litigation 

    Meagher, Pierce (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2008)
    This thesis explores two issues in medicinal product defect litigation. The first issue relates to the difficulty that people have in suing pharmaceutical companies for medicinal product defects. The second issue involves ...
  • Judicial review of political processes 

    Prendergast, David (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2013)
    This PhD thesis addresses the question whether the operation of the Irish superior courts in constitutionally reviewing political processes - with the power to strike them down - is a valuable institution that is compatible ...
  • The Law of Securitisation in Ireland 

    ZAMBELLI, MATTEO (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2018)
    The process of securitisation is a new and innovative financing method that enables capital utilisation, improves market efficiency and allows a better allocation of risk. Evolved over the last few decades, securitisation ...
  • Liability and peaceful, civil space activities at national, regional and international levels : selected legal issues 

    O'Brien, Zeldine Niamh (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2010)
    The thesis "Liability and Peaceful Space Activities: Selected Legal Issues at National, Regional and International Levels" defines space activities by reference to the historical development of the space industry, its ...
  • Medical Negligence Litigation in Nigeria: Identifying the Challenges and Proposing a Model Law Reform Act 

    Komolafe, Akinlabi Richard Obafemi
    This thesis examines the present law and practice of Nigeria in relation to medical negligence litigation and makes proposals for reform. The present position is highly problematic. There are major shortages in medical ...
  • On the origins and evolution of the Revenue Rule: the quest for certainty 

    O'HANLON, NIALL (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2017)
    The thesis advanced in this work is that the Revenue Rule, which stipulates that whilst forum courts may recognise a foreign tax law, they will not enforce it, does not meet the criteria of certainty. Uncertainties arise ...
  • Pathogens, punishment and public health : some jurisdictions have not yet prosecuted exposure to, or transmission of, a pathogen during sexual activities - should they do so now? 

    Mathews, Edward M. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2017)
    To address the central question, I consider the philosophical and theoretical perspectives relating to criminalisation and punishment, concluding that criminalisation may be justified on a standard harm analysis but that ...
  • Patient Safety and the Law : A Multi-Jurisdictional Comparative Assessment of Strategies to Reduce Medical Error and Improve Patient Safety 

    Buddecke, Michelle Katherine Marie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2017)
    In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released their landmark report To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. The report drew wide-spread attention to the unacceptable number of adverse events occurring within the ...
  • People, states and hope : cosmopolitanism and the future of international law 

    Redmond, Trevor (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2010)
    The term “cosmopolitanism” has been said to have become a key word of our time. The thesis presented here is that the political philosophy of cosmopolitanism is of relevance to, and has a history within, international law, ...
  • Planning and pollution law in Ireland 

    Scannell, Honoria Josephine Yvonne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 1983)
  • Power in The Wind 

    O'CONNOR, MICHAEL MARTIN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2018)
    Employing the uncertain pursuit of Ireland's 2020 renewable electricity target as a case study, this thesis examines the role of law, policy and regulation in the promotion and development of wind energy. Specifically, ...
  • Presumed competent? : an analysis of the Irish criminal jury 

    Coen, Mark (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2012)
    This thesis provides a comprehensive overview of the Irish criminal jury in its legal and social context. It investigates whether the judiciary effectively applies a presumption of competence to the jury. It argues that ...
  • Private property rights in the Irish Constitution 

    Walsh, Rachael (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2011)
    This Thesis analyses the protection of private property rights in the Irish Constitution both critically and constructively. Critically, it examines the results driven nature of Irish constitutional property doctrine through ...
  • Procedural Transparency in Investor-State Arbitration 

    HEPPNER, SONJA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2019)
    The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a paradigm shift from confidentiality to greater transparency in investor-state arbitration by providing a theoretical framework for that paradigm shift and by demonstrating how ...
  • A proposal for a single model of equitable estoppel 

    De Contreras, Catherine (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2017)
    The research objectives were to build a unified equitable estoppel model that simplified the irregularities in the equitable estoppels as identified in England, while consolidating the essential principles to be applied ...
  • Protecting childhood: a children's rights approach to the interpretation of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees 

    ARNOLD, SAMANTHA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Law. Discipline of Law, 2017)
    This thesis explores the possibility of a children?s rights approach to the interpretation of the Refugee Convention and within that what such an approach might look like. In order to construct a children?s rights approach, ...
  • Realising the right to health in private and public law 

    Hogan, Des (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2013)
    The methods used in this thesis were primarily literature-based involving a review of relevant international and national jurisprudence relating to international human rights law, constitutional law, administrative law and ...