Recent Submissions

  • The Importance of the Constitution - Examination through the Constitution of the Irish Free State 

    Uchiyama, Wataru (Dublin Business School, 2006)
    A constitution is not the mere papers on which fundamental principles and rights are listed. It is a living document which ensures that people live in a democratic society by limiting the powers of men who are supposed ...
  • The judicial interpretation of Article 44 

    Halpin, Rebecca (Dublin Business School, 2007)
    Article 44 of Bunreacht na hEireann provides for the Constitutional protection of religion and outlines the permissible levels of State endorsement. It proved to be one of the most difficult articles to write, with the ...
  • Nervous shock : where do we go from here 

    Woods, John (Dublin Business School, 1996)
    The term nervous shock appears to have entered case law in the late-19th century and judging by the speeches of the privy council in Victorian Railway Commission v Coultas the term nervous shock entered the judicial language ...
  • Causation & remoteness of damage in the tort of negligence 

    White, Tremain (Dublin Business School, 1996)
    This study aims to assess tortious causation from a legal, and practicable perspective but draws firstly on the work of the leading philosophical exponents of same in order that it may be viewed in a context which most ...
  • Auditor's liability : to whom do they owe their duty of care? 

    Simon, Antoinette (Dublin Business School, 1995)
    The law at the moment in relation to auditors' liability is in a state of confusion, inconsistent and perhaps less predictable than it ever was. The role of the auditor and to whom he owes his duties to is nebulous. The ...
  • The origins and development of the doctrine of legitimate expectation in the United Kingdom, European Union and Ireland. 

    Quinn, Desmond (Dublin Business School, 1996)
    In the mid to latter part of the twentieth century, what has been described as a 'great depression' settled upon administrative law. This was most certainly the case in the United Kingdom where the absence of a constitution ...
  • The immunity of crime lords : does our criminal law give them a way out? 

    Moloney, Martin (Dublin Business School, 1995)
    The first question to confront the researcher on this matter is the nature of organised crime: what is it? What does it comprise? What form does it take for the police? And for the courts? These are all questions which ...
  • Exemplary damages 

    McKeon, J.M. (Dublin Business School, 1995)
    In 1964 the House of Lords delivered a unanimous judgement, the point of which they said, was to clear up an ‘anomaly’ in the law. ‘Exemplary damages’ were the ‘anomaly’ of the law to which the House had referred. Amazing ...
  • Juvenile justice in Ireland 

    McKenzie, Agnes (Dublin Business School, 1997)
    Juvenile crime, a major social problem in Ireland today on which the government and the tax payer spend large sums of money and energy without effecting any fundamental improvement, is on the rise, or is it?. It is clear ...
  • The impact of Article 2 of Directive 76/207 (The Equal Treatment Directive) : ‘protection or discrimination’ 

    Ahearne, Margaret (Dublin Business School, 1995)
    This dissertation proposes to show in the context of non-discrimination and the principle of proportionality that Article 2 of Directive 76/2075 hereinafter referred to as ‘Equal Treatment Directive’ by using reverse ...