The law of habeas corpus in Ireland

The History, Scope of Review and Practice under Article 40.4.2 of the Irish Constitution

Edited by: Kevin Costello

Habeas corpus - the common law process for obtaining the release of the illegally detained - is now embedded in the Irish legal system as Article 40.4.2 of the Constitution of Ireland. The law of habeas corpus in Ireland is the first full study of Article 40.4.2. It provides an account of the historical development of the remedy in Ireland, of the character of the investigation conducted on an Article 40.4.2 enquiry, and of the procedural features of the remedy.


268 pages

Publication Date: 3/10/2006
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781851828364