by Jennifer O’Toole. Jennifer is a recent BCL graduate of UCD. In this article, she assesses the impact of the English High Court’s seminal decision Taylor Fashions and subsequent jurisprudence on ‘unconscionability’ in estoppel.
by Charlotte Waldron. Charlotte is a final-year Business and Law student at UCD. In this article, she critically assesses the Court of Justice’s decision in the Graham Dwyer appeal which concerned the use of data in fighting serious crime. She discusses the meaning of the Court’s decision for EU Member States’ data protection obligation’s in the context of law enforcement.
by Ben O’Donnell. Ben is a fourth-year LLB student at Trinity College Dublin. In this article, he provides critical commentary on the manner in which John Finnis categorises ‘Religion’ as a ‘Basic Good’ and provides alternative ways to think about religion and faith in Finnis’ system of jurisprudence.
by Robert Adamson. Robert is a final-year Masters in Common Law student at UCD. In this article he remarks on constraints and tensions in the use of civil remedies for damages in Irish and EU data protection law.
by Eoin Jackson. Eoin is an incoming Final Year Law student in Trinity College Dublin. In this article he explores the legitimacy and effectiveness of Ecocide as a new means of enhancing international environmental accountability
By Jessica Commins. Jessica is an incoming final year Law with History student at University College Dublin. In this insightful article, Jessica shares her perspective on efforts to reform Ireland’s Direct Provision system.
By Shauna Richardson. Shauna has just completed her final year of a Masters in Common Law in University College Dublin. She is currently an intern with the Climate Bar Association, and is preparing for her Kings Inns Entrance Examinations. In this timely article, Shauna considers the decision of the High Court in AB v Road Safety Authority.
By Leah Farrell. Leah completed a masters degree in common law in University College Dublin in 2021. She also holds an undergraduate degree in social science from UCD and a masters degree in International Human Rights Law from NUIG. In this thought provoking article, Leah provides an insight into potential areas of reform in the available measures for vulnerable victims in Irish courts.
By Tommy McDarby (Mac Diarmada). Tommy completed his undergraduate degree in Law with Politics in UCD in 2021. In this colourful article, Tommy considers the intensity of judicial review in Irish law.