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  1. FLACBut who will rescue indebted consumers? Issued 13 October 2008 Now that a rescue package is being put in place for lending banks in Ireland and worldwide, FLAC (the Free Legal Advice Centres) has today urged legislators to step in on …
  2. Publication cover - FLAC News 18(3) - Jul-Sep 2008New issue of FLAC News out now Issued 30 September 2008 The latest issue of FLAC News (Vol 18, No 3) is now available, to download as a PDF or in print format by contacting FLAC. This copy focuses on the July launch of the joint …
  3. eralogo_short_smMerger proposals would hit weakest and most vulnerable Issued 24 September 2008 Government proposals to merge up to five human rights and equality bodies would hit the weakest and most vulnerable in Irish society, says FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres). …
  4. FLAC'Rational' state cannot rationalise away children's rights Issued 17 September 2008 The State must not disregard children because of their parent's provenance, especially in harder economic times, says FLAC. It is time to reinstate Child Benefit as a truly …
  5. Publication cover - PILN Bulletin 6 August 08Public Interest Law Network - latest Bulletins available Issued 26 August 2008 The Public Interest Law Network was set up in 2005 as a resource for legal and non-legal NGOs, practising lawyers and academics. It is envisioned as a method of sharing …
  6. 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 …
  7. 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. …
  8. 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 …
  9. 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 …
  10. 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 …
  11. 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 …
  12. 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 …
  13. 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 …
  14. 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 …
  15. 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 …
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