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  1. FLACFLAC, ICCL and IPRT submission to List of Issues stage under ICCPR Issued 11 January 2008 As a party to the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Ireland is required to submit a periodic report to the Covenant's monitoring body, the UN Human …
  2. FLACLaunch of Legal Guide to Moneylending Issued 3 January 2008 One of the oldest forms of borrowing has been highlighted in a new guide called "Moneylending and the Law" published by FLAC, the Free Legal Advice Centres. In …
  3. FLACApplications now open for the 2008 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship Issued 18 December 2007 Through the Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship, FLAC gives one Irish law student the opportunity to take part in a programme run in conjunction with the University of Washington, …
  4. FLACChildren go without medicine because of Government “Child Benefit” residency clause Issued 20 November 2007 Some 3,000 children in Ireland are being deprived of basic necessities such as over the counter medicines because their parents cannot afford them as they do not qualify for …
  5. Publication Cover - Free Travel Admissability DecisionEuropean Committee declares Free Travel case admissible Issued 9 November 2007 The European Committee on Social Rights, which monitors the European Social Charter, has declared admissible a complaint taken by FLAC and the International Federation of …
  6. FLACFLAC Welcomes High Court decision in Foy Case Issued 19 October 2007 Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) today (19th October) welcomed the judgment in the Lydia Foy case and called on the Government to take immediate steps to provide legal …
  7. FLACFLAC calls for Government action to recognise Transgendered Persons Issued 19 October 2007 Welcomes first ever Declaration of Incompatibility with European Convention on Human Rights Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) today (19th October) welcomed the judgment in the …
  8. FLACBriefing Note on the Lydia Foy Case and Transgender Transsexual Cases Generally Issued 19 October 2007 Introduction Transgender or transsexual persons are people whose psychological or 'brain' sex is different from their physical sexual characteristics. They feel they are …
  9. CB Launch_NBChild poverty must be government priority Issued 3 July 2007 Prior to May 2004, Child Benefit was a universal non-contributory payment paid to the parent/guardian of every child in Ireland. The uncomfortable prospect of so-called …
  10. PILL-rep-launch-MFPaper on challenges of ECHR delivered to UCC conference Issued 3 July 2007 FLAC Senior Solicitor Michael Farrell delivered a paper on the 'The challenge of the ECHR' at the second annual conference of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights …
  11. FLAC-legal-leaflets-smallerLaw is for everyone: FLAC launches legal information leaflets Issued 27 March 2007 FLAC has produced a range of information leaflets on various areas of law. The leaflets cover the basic information in each area, explaining how the law works and providing a …
  12. FLACRemembering Dave Ellis Issued 1 March 2007 Dave Ellis, founder member and driving force behind Community Legal Resource (CLR) and formerly Community Law Officer with Coolock Community Law Centre (now Northside CLC) …
  13. CB-campaign_posterCampaign to restore universal Child Benefit launched on International Children's Day Issued 21 November 2006 FLAC, along with its partner organisations, is seeking the reinstatement of Child Benefit as a universal payment. Its removal in May 2004 has left many families in vulnerable …
  14. CG-sem2_colin_sep06Innovations in Public Interest Law and Litigation from India Issued 6 September 2006 Visit of Indian human rights lawyer and activist Thanks to the good offices of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway and Dr Joshua Castellino in particular, FLAC …
  15. FLACNew Regulations for Civil Legal Aid - Means Test Changed Issued 1 September 2006 FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) the independent non-governmental organisation which campaigns for access to justice has today "broadly welcomed" the change in …
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