by Áine Doyle. Áine Doyle is a recent LLB graduate from Trinity College Dublin. In this article, she considers the power of the State to revoke an Irish citizen’s citizenship. Given a recent Supreme Court decision finding elements of the relevant legislation unconstitutional, she considers how the legislation could be amended going forward in orderContinue reading “Citizenship Revocation: An Opportunity for Change in Ireland”
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The UCD Law Review Annual legal forum
This year, Volume 23 of the UCD Law Review was delighted to present for the very first time the ‘UCD Law Review Annual Legal Forum’ in collaboration with the UCD Student Legal Service. Going forward we hope to foster our relationship with the UCD SLS and other student legal organisations within and outside of UCDContinue reading “The UCD Law Review Annual legal forum”
Grave Consequences: The societal rationale behind the medicalisation and secularisation of suicide as reflected in the burial of those who died by suicide in Ireland and England in the 19th century.
by Lauren Rooney. Lauren Rooney is a recent Business and Law graduate of UCD. In this article, she examines the societal rationale behind the medicalisation and secularisation of suicide in the UK and Ireland in the 18th and 19th century. She discusses how the finding of insanity and subsequent legislative change sought to protect thoseContinue reading “Grave Consequences: The societal rationale behind the medicalisation and secularisation of suicide as reflected in the burial of those who died by suicide in Ireland and England in the 19th century.”
Oral Oaths in Ireland: A Case for Reform
by Alejandro Bans Burtchaell. Alejandro Bans Burtchaell is a current Masters in Common Law student at UCD. In this article, he discusses issues with the current Irish system for swearing oaths and affirmations in the courtroom before proposing that Ireland abolishes the oath and adopts the secular Swiss system of secular affirmations. Section 21 ofContinue reading “Oral Oaths in Ireland: A Case for Reform”
Announcing the 2023 Annual Case-note camp!
Get your tickets now for the UCD Law Review Research and Writing Session
Tips on preparing a submission from the Volume 21 of the Review
We are eager to share this recording of a session hosted by the Vol 21. Review. The session covers a number of topics including tips on drafting submissions and legal writing in general. Speakers for the session included; Ms Justice Úna Ní Raifeartaigh, former Dean and current Professor in Sutherland School of Law Dr Niamh Howlin, formerContinue reading “Tips on preparing a submission from the Volume 21 of the Review”
Earlybird Deadline Approaching Midnight tonight
Last few hours to get Early Bird submissions in!
Humanitarian Intervention: A Moral Impetus to Defy International Law?
By Iseult O’Callaghan. Iseult is a BCL (with Politics) graduate from UCD. In this article she critically discusses humanitarian intervention as a legal justification for the use of force.
Launch of the XXII UCD Law Review
Yesterday, the launch for Volume XXII was held at the Sutherland School of Law. A huge thank you to all those who attended, especially Ms Justice Nuala Butler of the Court of Appeal, the Dean of Law, Laurent Pech, and our Senior Academic Advisors, Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan and Dr Kevin Costello. Congratulations to all authorsContinue reading “Launch of the XXII UCD Law Review”