Category Archives: 2015 Volume 5 Issue 2

Cross-border Disaster Response and the Law: An Exploration of Ireland’s Compliance with International Guidelines

Ronan McDermott, Dr Pat Gibbons, Dr Heike Spieker, & Prof. Sinisa Malesevic Vol_5_Issue_2_Article 1 A range of legal and regulatory issues arise during large-scale disasters. Based on research commissioned by the Irish Red Cross Society, this article explores the preparedness … Continue reading

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Minimum Procedural Delay: A Legal Analysis of the U.S.-E.U. Open Skies Agreement, and the Fight to Increase North Atlantic Competition

Taylor Strosnider Vol_5_Issue_2_Article 2 The Atlantic separates two jurisdictions that drastically differ in their view on the importance of competition in the commercial aviation market. This paper focuses on the current regulatory environment of the commercial aviation industry, and two … Continue reading

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Cognitive Impairment and the Capacity to Marry

Dr Frances Matthews Vol_5_Issue_2_Article 3 In Ireland, and many other countries, only adults with the necessary decision making capacity are lawfully able to marry. The validity of a marriage is governed by statutory and common law considerations. The Assisted Decision … Continue reading

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The Origins of Sentencing Councils and Commissions

Paul Hughes Vol_5_Issue_2_Article 4 Sentencing systems in existence in different jurisdictions vary greatly. Traditionally, jurisdictions opted for guidance in the form of legislation, guiding principles from the appellate courts, guideline judgments or a combination of these. Since the mid-1970s, a … Continue reading

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