How will Ireland redress its legacy of institutional abuse? How might democracy evolve if survivors' experiences and expertise were allowed to lead the response to a century of gender- and family separation-based abuses? REDRESS: Ireland's Institutions and Transitional Justice seeks the answers.
This book revisits six notorious incidents that occasioned vigorous debate in London's courtrooms, streets and presses. Each case adjudicated the presence of outsiders in London - from Jews and Gypsies to Africans and Catholics. -- .
The manual covers each step of the criminal litigation process, from the initial investigation of a crime through to the conclusion of a case, looking at the practice and procedure in the District and Superior Courts from both a prosecution and defence perspective. It provides succinct, practical advice to trainee solicitors and practitioners.
Why did England alone of all Protestant jurisdictions not allow divorce with remarriage in the era of the Reformation? Kesselring and Stretton argue that the answer lies in a distinctive aspect of English law: its common-law formulation of coverture, the umbrella term for married women's legal status and property rights.
This timely and insightful book brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to evaluate the role of human rights in tackling the global challenges of poverty and economic inequality. Reflecting on the concrete experiences of particular countries in tackling poverty, it appraises the international success of human rights-based approaches.