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Published: 05 February 2019

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780198793731

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The Irish Supreme Court

Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Brice Dickson

  • Provides a scholarly and readable account of the Supreme Court of Ireland's jurisprudence from it's foundation in 1924 to the present day
  • Explains how the Court has worked to differentiate itself from other jurisdictions by devising unique solutions to legal questions, especially in fields such as constitutional rights, judicial review of administrative action, and family law
  • Highlights the achievements and the deficiencies of the Court, comparing its performance with that of supreme courts in other parts of the world