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Extraordinary Rendition and Extraordinary Stupidity

…some “specially trainedâ€? Garda officers have reported to the government that there is no evidence of CIA rendition through Shannon.

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RENDITION AT SHANNON, AGAIN

The response of the Garda Siochana was to order the activists to leave the airport and then to arrest them. The activists were waiting at the airport to point out the suspect aircraft. The Gardai refused to search the aircraft.

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Shannon et les vols secrets

Bien, il ne l’a pas réclamé réellement étre légal, mais l’idée que,
le Governement Irlandais doit accepter –en bonne fois- ce que son homologue Americain lui indique,est une ide’e morte dans l’eau.

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Rendition at Shannon?

Well, he didn’t actually claim it was lawful, but the idea that what the US government tells the Irish government must be taken in good faith is dead in the water.

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Muslim Marriages in Ireland

1. This post is a tentative, partial, review of the legal status of some Muslim marriages in Ireland.

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Rumsfeld’s Holiday

Donald Rumsfeld asserted in the proceedings, successfully, that he was immune from being held responsible for the torture of the victims.

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Holiday Hell?

Mount Etna has recently erupted and, currently, I do not know if there is a danger of pyroclastic flow onto the happy tourists of Catania in Sicily.

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Ireland and the Aarhus Convention

Ireland is in fact a signatory to the Aarhus Convention. The European Union is also a signatory. Consequently, EU environmental law is already driving the “implementationâ€? of the Convention.

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Defamation on the Web

The use of the World Wide Web has implications for the law relating to conflict of laws. This is the body of law developed to address questions generated by the involvement in a legal issue of one or more legal systems or, more correctly, legal jurisdictions. Publication on the Web involves publication everywhere the material is accessed. Therefore publication will, potentially if not actually, invoke the legal rules of every place of access. Eoin O’Dell publishes in Ireland and is, […]

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The Campaign (3)

To date the worst excesses of the campaign have been confined to TV studios where candididates have actually been struck by a well-known TV presenter.

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