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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Legal Cases that Changed Ireland

Edited by: Ivana Bacik, Mary Rogan

ISBN13: 9781905536856
Published: December 2016
Publisher: Clarus Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: £15.00



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Legal Cases that Changed Ireland documents the stories and the experiences of the individuals who have taken legal cases of social importance.

Their stories help us to understand more about the nature of legal processes. Legal Cases that Changed Ireland provides a rare opportunity for litigants, lawyers, academics, policy makers and members of the public to share those stories.

The cases discussed include those which have brought about positive change in the public interest generally, and in particular for women's rights; the rights of LGBT persons and the rights of migrants.

Subjects:
Irish Law
Contents:
Introduction: Ivana Bacik & Mary Rogan;

Chapter 1: Women Changing Law, Changing Society

Contributions from:
Ivana Bacik & Mary Rogan
Orla O’Connor, NWCI
Máirín de Búrca
Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington
Mary O’Toole SC
Professor Yvonne Scannell
Professor Aileen McColgan

Chapter 2: Sexual Identity, Law and Social Change

Contributions from:
Ivana Bacik & Mary Rogan
Brian Sheehan, GLEN
Senator David Norris
Senator Katherine Zappone
Dr Ann Louise Gilligan
Professor Mark Bell

Chapter 3: Immigration, Asylum and Legal Change

Contributions from:
Ivana Bacik & Mary Rogan
Catherine Cosgrave, ICI
Gandhi Mallak
Dr Patricia Brazil
Professor Cathryn Costello

Chapter 4: Public Interest Litigation; Does It Work?

Contributions from:
Ivana Bacik & Mary Rogan
Rachel Power, PILA
Dr Lydia Foy
Kevin Brophy
Maeve O’Rourke BL
Professor Gerry Whyte

Conclusion: Ivana Bacik, Mary Rogan, Rachel Power