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  1. FLACFLAC concerns on application of Habitual Residence Requirement Issued 13 August 2008 The Habitual Residence Condition (HRC) which was initially introduced to curb an anticipated influx of 'welfare tourists' from the new EU accession countries, now has an …
  2. FLACWelcome for UN body's comments on Irish report Issued 24 July 2008 FLAC has welcomed the concluding observations of the UN Human Rights Committee on Ireland's implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. …
  3. FLACNo such thing as imprisonment for debt, claims government Issued 15 July 2008 A UN Committee said today that the Irish government's explanation of how people are jailed for debt in Ireland was "not entirely convincing". Mr Rafael Rivas …
  4. flac_isrcl_jul08_2_smVolunteer lawyers honoured with pro bono award Issued 15 July 2008 A major international lawyers' group meeting in Dublin has given FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) an award for its work in promoting pro bono (free) legal services for …
  5. FLACGENEVA NEWSFLASH: Ireland facing hard questions on human rights record Issued 14 July 2008 A strong show of Irish NGOs are present to observe dialogue underway in Geneva, where a top UN committee is examining Ireland's record under the International Covenant on …
  6. FLACGENEVA NEWSFLASH: Government Undergoes Geneva Grilling on Human Rights Record Issued 14 July 2008 For immediate release Dublin & Geneva, 14 July 2008   The Irish Attorney General, Paul Gallagher SC, is undergoing a grilling in Geneva this afternoon by the UN's top …
  7. shadowrep_coverGENEVA NEWSFLASH: NGOs meet with UN human rights committee Issued 14 July 2008 UPDATE: Irish NGO meeting with the UN Human Rights Committee Palais Wilson, Geneva, 14 July 2008, 9.15am - 10.00am by Edel Quinn (ICCPR Researcher, FLAC) A delegation of …
  8. Publication cover - FLAC News 18 (2) April-June 2008FLAC News Apr-Jun 08 issue now available Issued 11 July 2008 The latest issue of FLAC News is now available. FN18(2) features articles on legal aid, the recent case on discrimination against deaf people becoming jurors, the June Public …
  9. FLACResponsible credit coalition calls for government action on credit crisis Issued 30 June 2008 FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) today backed calls by the European Coalition for Responsible Credit (ECRC) in its 'Declaration on the Credit Crisis' for the EU and national …
  10. FLACPublic Interest Law Seminar: 20 June 2008 Issued 20 May 2008 FLAC is organising a half-day Public Interest Law seminar that will bring together three US lawyers and one Irish lawyer to speak about the work of their organisations and …
  11. FLACIreland Faces Summer Grilling from UN, say human rights groups Issued 14 May 2008 The Government faces a "summer grilling" from the United Nations Human Rights Committee according to official papers released by the UN today. Three leading human …
  12. FLACOpportunity should be taken to remove all discrimination from Juries Act: FLAC Issued 14 May 2008 FLAC welcomes a government proposal to allow people aged over 70 to serve on juries as a positive and constructive move, according to Senior Solicitor Michael Farrell. FLAC …
  13. FLACFLAC volunteer training seminar - 4 June 2008 Issued 13 May 2008 The next FLAC volunteer training session will take place on Wednesday 4 June in the Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7. The topics covered will be family law …
  14. FLACJudgment in Foy case now available Issued 9 May 2008 The approved judgment of Justice Liam Mc Kechnie of 19 October 2007 is now available. To read or download a copy of the judgment please consult the courts website. The High …
  15. FLACFLAC asks Government to implement human rights report's recommendations on access to justice Issued 1 May 2008 In a statement issued today, FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) welcomed the publication of a report from the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe on his …
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