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  1. Publication cover - One Size Doesn't Fit All_Exec SummaryProvision for asylum seekers fails to measure up under human rights law, 10 years on Issued 18 February 2010 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|public-interest-law| At a joint media event today in Dublin's Buswells Hotel to mark United Nations Social Justice Day, legal rights group FLAC called for full-scale reform of the system that …
  2. FLACAsylum-seeker exclusion is mean-minded Issued 10 December 2009 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|social-welfare-law-reform| The Government's proposal to amend the Social Welfare Act to exclude all asylum-seekers from qualifying for social welfare benefits is mean-minded, petty and divisive, said …
  3. Pro Bono Week 2024 Pro Bono Week 2024 Issued 6 June 2024 |public-interest-law| 🌟 Registration is open for the Pro Bono Week 2024 event series, June 10-14 🌟 Together we're hosting a series of impactful events to highlight the vital role of pro bono …
  4. FLACFLAC highlights concerns with the proposed ‘Care’ referendum wording and the need for information on the practical effects of the proposed ‘Family’ amendment Issued 12 December 2023 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| FLAC has today written to the Taoiseach, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and relevant Oireachtas Committees outlining a number of concerns …
  5. Copy of PI Website Header (1280 x 400 px) (1)Irish legal profession to celebrate third Pro Bono Week, calling for increased participation in pro bono. Issued 18 November 2021 |public-interest-law| On Monday, 22 November 2021, lawyers from A&L Goodbody, Arthur Cox, Holohan Solicitors, KOD Lyons, Leman's, Mason, Hayes & Curran, Matheson, McCann FitzGerald LLP, …
  6. Pro Bono Pledge LogoProBono Pledge Ireland: NGO Pitch Event Issued 30 September 2021 |public-interest-law| First joint legal and civil society event of its kind   PILA, FLAC’s public interest law project, will hold their first ProBono Pledge Ireland: NGO Pitch Event on …
  7. PILA Impact Report 2009-2019FLAC project launches impact report on ten years of promoting public interest law Issued 13 October 2020 |public-interest-law| FLAC project, PILA (Public Interest Law Alliance) is today launching an impact report highlighting some of the positive change achieved through the project over a decade and …
  8. FLACIrish legal profession celebrates inaugural Pro Bono Week and calls for increased participation in pro bono Issued 4 November 2019 |public-interest-law| Today sees the launch of the first Pro Bono Week in Ireland, a collaboration between leading law firms A&L Goodbody and Arthur Cox and pro bono organisations PILA (Public …
  9. Marc Rotenberg profileUS privacy group informs CJEU on adequacy of US law in protecting EU citizens’ data Issued 9 July 2019 |public-interest-law| FLAC Press notice                                                                       The Court of Justice of the European Union will …
  10. four courts side angleUPDATE: Robbie Sinnott case on voting for visually impaired people Issued 2 May 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| The State was ordered by the High Court on Friday 28 April to pay the legal costs of Robbie Sinnott, a visually impaired man seeking to vindicate his right to vote privately …
  11. Generic Image - Four CourtsUS privacy group informs High Court on adequacy of US law in protecting EU citizens’ data Issued 1 March 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| The High Court heard today from US non-governmental organisation EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook & …
  12. Generic Image - Irish Flag at Four CourtsOverview: Data Protection Commissioner vs Facebook Ireland Ltd & Anor Issued 7 February 2017 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| Overview of case involving several amici curiae/friends of the court, including the US government and EPIC, a US privacy NGO (represented by FLAC) Since 7 February 2017, the …
  13. Peter Ward at 10th Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture, 7 December 2016Introduction to 10th Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture Issued 8 December 2016 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| DAVE ELLIS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2016 INTRODUCTION TO THE LECTURE BY JUSTICE EDWIN CAMERON, JUSTICE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court OF SOUTH AFRICA PETER WARD SC, CHAIRPERSON FLAC …
  14. Publication cover - FLAC Fellowship 2017Fellowship 2017 now open! Issued 30 November 2016 |public-interest-law| Attention law students –  FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2017 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law …
  15. McCannFitzGerald_PILA_2New legal resource for NGOs on data protection through pro bono legal initiative Issued 25 November 2016 |public-interest-law|  Leading Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald and the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) today launched a handbook on data protection for NGOs and community organisations. …
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