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Issues in Respect of Support Measures for Witnesses with an Intellectual Disability in the Irish Criminal Justice System

Miriam Delahunt B.L. Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_5 While the Criminal Evidence Act 1992 provides a range of support measures which assist the most vulnerable witnesses to give evidence, there are still doubts as to their efficacy. This article examines if the measures are … Continue reading

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Punishing Infanticide in the Irish Free State

Dr. Karen Brennan IJLS Volume 3 Issue 1 Article 1 This article explores sentencing of women convicted of infanticide offences at the Central Criminal Court between 1922 and 1949. A sample of 124 cases involving women who had been convicted … Continue reading

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Improvising (Il)Legality: Justice and the Irish Diaspora, N.Y.C., 1930-32

Sara Ramshaw Volume 3 Issue 1 Article 4 The Seabury Commission, 1930-32, probed allegations of corruption made against, amongst others, the Irish-American Mayor of New York City, James J. ‘Jimmy’ Walker, and the Irish-dominated Tammany Hall, the Democratic political machine … Continue reading

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Review of W.E. Vaughan, Murder Trials in Ireland 1836-1914 (2009)

Dr. Niamh Howlin Volume 2 Issue 2 Article 6

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