Dublin University Law Journal (DULJ) Vol 37

Dublin University Law Journal (DULJ) Vol 37


A leading peer-reviewed legal journal.

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Editors: Dr David Prendergast, Dr Desmond Ryan| ISBN: 978-1-905536-71-9 |  ISSN: 0332-3250 | Currency: Annual  | Publication Date: 12 December 2014 | Price: €149 | Dedicated Website www.dulj.ie 


The Dublin University Law Journal is published by Clarus Press on behalf of the School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin. It is a leading peer-reviewed legal journal, publishing authoritative, critical and scholarly analysis on a broad range of legal issues. It provides a forum for important legal academic debate on contemporary Irish law as well as developments from further afield in the common law world, in European and international law, and in legal theory. The journal publishes longer articles providing in-depth analysis of a wide range of legal issues, as well as shorter articles, comments and case-notes providing up-to-date analysis of recent developments and book reviews providing critical assessment of important legal publications. The Dublin University Law Journal thus provides accessible and balanced coverage of a wide spectrum of current and enduring issues in law and legal scholarship.


Volume 37, 2014 contains the following (abstracts of each feature article will be available soon):

Feature Articles

  • The Frances E Moran Distinguished Lecture Series:  ‘Do Hard Sums Make Bad Law: Mathematics in the Courts’ | Frank Clarke
  • Getting the Price Right: Could a reintroduction of temporary price controls solve the problem of increasing renewable energy in Ireland while simultaneously guaranteeing affordable electricity to domestic consumers? |  Eva Barrett
  • Grounding Constitutional Remedies in Reality: the Case for As-Applied Constitutional Challenges in Ireland | David Kenny
  • The Rule in Pinnel’s Case: The Case for Repeal, a Mistaken Preponderance and Finding Consideration in Debt Renegotiations | James Kane
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Constitutional Identity: An Irish Enquiry |Julien Sterck
  • Judicially Enforceable Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa: Between Light and Shadow | Sandra Liebenberg
  • Judicial Capacity to Enforce Socio-Economic Rights | Gerry Whyte

Case Notes and Recent Developments

  • Family Law and the Corporate Veil: Accessing Company Assets on Marital Breakdown After Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited | Lucy Ann Buckley
  • Constitutional Equality after Fleming v Ireland | Ben Mitchell
  • Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Irish Law | David Prendergast

Book Reviews

  • From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage
  • Religion, Charity and Human Rights
  • Sexual Offences
  • Family Law
  • The Unfolding of American Labor Law: Judges, Workers and Public Policy Across Two Political Generations, 1790-1850
  • Immigration, Integration and the Law: The Intersection of Domestic, EU and International Legal Regimes
  • Defamation: Law and Practice 

See also contents for Volume 36 2013

Abstracts from Feature Articles (will appear here shortly)


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