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Arthur Cox
TheECtHR has overruled a 2018 decision of its lower Chamber regarding the use of hidden camera footage to dismiss employees of a Barcelona supermarket, after the footage showed the employers engaging in theft.
Mason Hayes & Curran
"In what circumstances does a democracy tolerate State mandated electronic surveillance of every citizen who uses a telephone device?"
Mason Hayes & Curran
Arthur Cox
Medical practitioners often find themselves in the unenviable position of having to decide whether to withdraw or discontinue treatment that is artificially prolonging a patient's life.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Across the EU, data retention legislation stemming from the now defunct Data Retention Directive has been subject to challenge.
Mason Hayes & Curran
It is noteworthy that the court made a number of references to the harmful nature of the internet through its judgement.
Matheson
The ECHR has recently handed down a controversial decision which has the potential to impose liability on internet portals for third party comments.
Ireland
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Irish Government's alleged failure to mitigate climate change is the subject of a legal challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment CLG (FIE) ...
Arthur Cox
It is generally accepted that the monitoring of employees at work is intrusive.
Dillon Eustace
This is the final article in our three part series dealing with legal professional privilege (See Parts 1 and Part 2).
Arthur Cox
The UK Supreme Court has held that a Belfast bakery did not discriminate against a gay man when it refused to provide him with a cake bearing a message of support for same-sex marriage...
Arthur Cox
With effect from 11 December 2017, certain persons dealing with children in a professional capacity must report suspected child abuse to Tusla, following the commencement of the mandatory reporting provisions...
Matheson
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (the "Act") will fundamentally change how advisors assess capacity and how they engage with people who have mental capacity issues.
Arthur Cox
This is the third in our series of Good Decision-Making Guides for Public Bodies. These Guides highlight what is best practice in decision-making and offer simple and practical tips to reduce the risk of challenge to your decisions.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has recently published a Model Publication Scheme and accompanying Guidance document.
Matheson
Independent Newspapers looks set to challenge Ireland's defamation laws after reportedly filing papers with the European Court of Human Rights.
Matheson
Independent Newspapers looks set to challenge Ireland's defamation laws after reportedly filing papers with the European Court of Human Rights.
Mason Hayes & Curran
The new Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in the case of Cassidy v. The Provincialate on 16 April, 2015.
Arthur Cox
The High Court recently used its inherent jurisdiction to make an order for the transfer of a 45-year old woman in need of special therapeutic and welfare services...
Matheson
Recent legislation provides that a family member could receive free legal aid or advice at an inquest where it is in the public interest.
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