Tag Archives: Access

Extending the “Right to Identity” to Donor-Conceived Children in Ireland: A Jurisdictional Case Study

Dr. Donna Lyons Vol_7_Issue_1_Article_1 This article considers the “right to identity” provisions in the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 and their adequacy in guaranteeing to the donor-conceived child the right to access identifying donor information in this jurisdiction. The … Continue reading

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Surrogacy, Equal Status and Social Welfare Benefits

Mel Cousins Vol_6_Issue_1_Article_4 This case note discusses the recent High Court decision concerning a claim under the Equal Status Acts 2000-2012 arguing that the failure of the Department of Social Protection to provide a payment during surrogacy leave – equivalent … Continue reading

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Introduction to the special issue

Creating equitable access to justice for people with disabilities  as victims of crime: Ireland’s criminal justice system and the challenge of disability rights. Claire Edwards, Shane Kilcommins and Gill Harold Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_1 Recent years have witnessed an increasing focus on the … Continue reading

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Sexual Violence, Disability and Justice: Rape Crisis Network Ireland Perspectives

Caroline Counihan and Elaine Mears Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_6 This paper outlines some key perspectives from Rape Crisis Network of Ireland regarding sexual violence against people with disabilities. Framed by a contextual overview of the organisation’s ethos, the important issues of data collection … Continue reading

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