Consequently, financial claims arising in contract do not all deserve to be heard in summary manner in the High court; some should go to plenary hearing with a full examination of the context in which the agreement was concluded.
Don’t expect expressions of regret from any participants, or admissions that the changes for which the Minister was responsible have led to this.
Like many lawyers, Mr. Blair’s representation of his client, Dred Scott, was not for money but from conviction.
A passport is a very odd document. It does not belong to the bearer. It grew from a “letter of introduction” to its present form. It is a request from the home state of the traveller to the state or states to which the traveller is going, to accord the traveller respect and not to infringe his/her rights. As an instance of this Giovanni Belzoni, an Italian strongman (literally), in 1815 procured a letter from the British consul in Naples to […]
Will Ireland suffer the humiliation of Irish citizens bringing a class action in London for events which happened in Ireland?
The Irish State has a very poor record in defending the constitutional right to compensation for personal injury.
Which of us is happy with our handwriting? Some, no doubt, but for many of us the admirable writing in our school handwriting workbooks is a thing of the past. [The United States of America produced its Declaration of Independence in cursive script (HERE)] So it is with other standards. Here in Ireland we call cursive script joined-up-writing and we aspire to that, but we have little tradition of its cousin, joined-up-government. In Ireland, government must be conducted in accordance […]