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  • Planning and pollution law in Ireland 

    Scannell, Honoria Josephine Yvonne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 1983)
  • The law of subrogation 

    Donnelly, Daniel (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2000)
    This thesis attempts a thorough review of the law of subrogation as applied in Ireland and England, with reference to the law of other common law jurisdictions and to the views of certain civil law writers. It first ...
  • Criminal procedure and mental health 

    Whelan, Darius (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2000)
    This thesis is a critical evaluation of criminal procedure and mental health in Ireland, concentrating in particular on fitness to plead, insanity acquittals, transfers from ordinary mental hospitals to the Central Mental ...
  • Choice in context : a relational perspective on coercion in the Law of Contract and the Law of Marriage 

    Ryan, Fergus W. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2001)
    The rhetoric of freedom is sometimes too readily accepted. It has infected, in particular, the discourses and doctrines of law, especially in the field of so-called ‘private ordering’. Thus it is regularly considered ...
  • Renewable energy in Ireland : law, policy and practice 

    Hannan, Darina (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2001)
  • Family mediation in Ireland 

    Conneely, Sinead Maire (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2001)
    Empirical research into the operation of the family mediation service in the Republic of Ireland is set against a backdrop of theoretical and practical discussion. Chapter One analyses the principles and practices of various ...
  • The development of judicial review of legislation and Irish constitutional law 1929-1941 

    Hogan, Gerard W. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2001)
    The years between 1929 to 1941 were momentous ones for Irish constitutional law, yet to date the striking developments which took place during this period have not been sufficiently explored by either lawyers or historians. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Constitutional equality in Ireland : a critical account 

    Doyle, Oran (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2004)
    The ideal of equality has become increasingly prominent in Irish political discourse. Article 40.1 of the Constitution of Ireland, 1937 guarantees the equality of all citizens, as human persons, before the law, but has ...
  • The rights of companies under the Irish Constitution : a comparative and philosophical analysis 

    O'Neill, Ailbhe (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    This thesis explores the existing Irish case law concerning the constitutional protection of companies as well as the approach taken in other jurisdictions. It sets out this case law and thus brings together material ...
  • The causes of divergence between law and economics in European Competition Policy 

    Ranalow, Stephen Brian (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    This work is an examination of the causes of divergence between the competition law of the European Communities, specifically Articles 81 and 82 of the E.C. Treaty and the regulation of mergers, and the microeconomic ...
  • The history & development of the Special Criminal Court : 1922-2005 

    Davis, Fergal Francis (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    The Special Criminal Court has been a permanent feature of the Irish judicial system since May 1972. The history of the Court dates back to 1939. However, the Court established in 1939 evolved from previous courts and ...
  • Breaking with transition : the EU VAT system and the Internal Market 

    De la Feria, Rita Aguiar de Sousa e Melo (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    This thesis focuses on VAT in the context of the EU internal market. Its central objective is to prove that the current EU VAT system is incompatible with the concept of internal market, as set out in the EC Treaty and ...
  • The Irish Statute Book : a constraint on the functioning of a true democracy 

    Hunt, Brian (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2006)
    Comprised of approximately 3,000 Acts enacted since the foundation of the State and a further 500 pre-1922 Acts, the Irish Statute Book has not been subjected to a detailed examination as to its form and present condition. ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Evidence of Child Witnesses - Where Rules of Evidence and the Constitution Collide 

    Casey, Rachel (School of Law, 2007)
    This thesis explores the development and reform of particular aspects of the law of evidence relating to child witnesses as informed by the changing orthodoxy advanced by psychologists - and adopted by the law - regarding, ...
  • Defence to the Legislature : a study of judicial deference to legislative constitutional decision-making 

    Foley, Brian (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2007)
    In recent times courts and legal scholars have paid increased attention to the concept of judicial deference. This thesis examines one discrete strand of the debate - judicial deference to legislative constitutional ...
  • Deadlock or discontinuity : constitutional and legal aspects of the partition of Ireland in the light of the Good Friday Agreement 

    Humphreys, Richard Francis (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2007)
    This work examines constitutional and legal aspects of partition, in the light of historical developments since the passing of the Government of Ireland Act 1920, and in particular in the context of the Good Friday Agreement. ...
  • The incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into Irish law 

    Brown, Eimear Theresa (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2007)
    This is a study of the "incorporation" of the European Convention on Human Rights into Irish law effected by the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 ("the ECHR Act"). The primary reason for incorporation was ...
  • A theory of institutional separation for the administrative state 

    Carolan, Eoin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Law, 2007)
    In its efforts to elaborate an institutional theory of separation for the administrative state, this thesis employed a number of distinct methodologies. Its key methodological step was the development of evaluative criteria ...