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Nemo Iudex in Causa Sua: Aspects of the No-Bias Rule of Constitutional Justice in Courts and Administrative Bodies

Finín O’Brien Volume 2 Issue 2 Article 2This article explores various aspects of the No-Bias rule in Constitutional Justice. There are three types of bias, namely subjective bias, presumed bias and apparent bias. Four different aspects of the No-Bias rule … Continue reading

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Miscarriages of Justice in Ireland: A Survey of the Jurisprudence with Suggestions for the Future

David Langwallner Volume_2_Issue_1_Article_3 This article will examine the legislative scheme under the Criminal Procedure Act 1993 and the case law thereon dealing with miscarriages of justice in Ireland. The article will suggest deficiencies in the jurisprudence and potential areas of … Continue reading

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Societal Change and Constitutional Interpretation

Dr Conor O’Mahony Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 3 The Irish courts have long operated on the basis that the Constitution is a living document to be interpreted in light of changing standards and conditions in society. As Irish society … Continue reading

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Marriage: Redefined and Realigned with Bunreacht na hÉireann

Jonathan Ennis Volume 1 Issue 2 Article 2 The same-sex marriage debate rose to constitutional prominence in 2006 in Zappone v. Revenue Commissioners, where the High Court rejected a claim to extend the constitutional definition of “Marriage” in Article 41 … Continue reading

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