Law and Practice

Essays on Reform

Edited by: Eoin O'Dell, Geoffrey Shannon

This book - presented by the Law Society of Ireland and edited by two of Ireland's leading legal minds - includes 34 award-winning essays that: critically examine specific areas of law, detail the law as it stands today, question the law's purpose and effectiveness, and examine proposals for change and recommendations for reform. Spanning an array of legal subject areas, each piece is extensively researched and referenced. Law and Practice: Essays on Reform will undoubtedly add to the debate and literature available to Irish legal thinking. Contents include: Reforming the Law on Double Jeopardy * The Origins and Evolution of the Special Criminal Court * The Presumption of Advancement and Unlawful Fraudulent Conduct * Garda Diversion of Young Offenders: An Unreasonable Threat to Due Process Rights? * Constitutional Right or Chimera? Reforming the Right of Access to a Lawyer * "Man, I feel like a woman!" A Proposal for the Legal Recognition of Transsexualism in Ireland * Cyber Certainty Definite Legal Rights in the Digital Domain * A Glitch on the Path towards Nova Hibernia: The Case for Partial Reform of Ireland's Non-Life Insurance Legislation * The Law of Nullity: Current Defects and Suggested Reforms * No Talismanic Incantation: "Subject to contract" in Irish Law * The Guys from Out of Town: Expert Witnesses - A Law Reform Proposal * Gender and the Formation of a Marriage: Tying the Knot, or Tied up in Knots? * The Road Not Taken * The Exception (Im)proves the Rule: Reforming the Irish Law of Hearsay * Privity of Contract and Third Party Rights: An Unnecessary and Complex Anomaly in Need of Reform * Online Education and Copyright Law * Recording and Representation: The Interrogation of Suspects in the Irish Pre-Trial Process~

479 pages

Publication Date: 7/30/2007
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781905536122

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