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  1. Publication cover - Pils-Pila Conference ProgrammeGood Friday Agreement commitment to human rights still worth fighting for Issued 11 November 2011 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| Changes to the UK's human rights regime proposed by the coalition government are a negative step and would undermine the practical successes of the 1998 Human Rights Act, the …
  2. FLACFLAC welcomes Transgender Report and Minister’s commitment to change the law Issued 14 July 2011 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) today (14th July) welcomed the publication of the report of the Government's committee on the recognition of transgender persons and the …
  3. Publication cover - Law Society Justice Media Awards July 2011TV3's Lydia Foy documentary wins at the Justice Media Awards 2011 Issued 4 July 2011 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| TV3's The Morning Show has won a Merit Certificate at the Law Society's Justice Media Awards for a programme it did last year on "A 13-year Battle for Legal Recognition …
  4. FLACGovernment must act now on transgender rights Issued 21 June 2011 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| FLAC (the Free Legal Advice Centres) have marked the first anniversary of the final decision in the Lydia Foy transgender case by calling for urgent legislation to recognise …
  5. FLACReform urgently needed to remove Jury Service discrimination against Deaf People Issued 3 March 2011 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|public-interest-law| This week's criminal court sittings in Clare have had to be abandoned due to the failure of 215 people to show up for jury service in Ennis. The presiding Circuit Court …
  6. FLACJudge rules deaf man can sit on jury Issued 29 November 2010 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|public-interest-law| For the first time ever, a High Court Judge has ruled that a deaf person can sit on a jury in the Central Criminal Court. Judge Paul Carney today (Monday) ruled that …
  7. FLACPILA to host 'Half Day Seminar on Public Interest Litigation' Issued 30 September 2010 |access-to-justice|public-interest-law| PILA - the Public Interest Law Alliance which is a project of FLAC - are delighted to invite you to a half day seminar on public interest litigation on 29th October from 2:00 …
  8. FLACEuropean Human Rights Chief welcomes Government's transgender decision Issued 31 August 2010 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg has welcomed the Government's decision "at long last" to recognise transgender woman Lydia Foy as a …
  9. FLACFLAC welcomes decision to quash jury ban on deaf woman Issued 14 July 2010 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|public-interest-law| No blanket exclusion of deaf jurors, but state should go further FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres), which represented deaf woman Joan Clarke, welcomed the ruling of the High …
  10. FLACInternational bodies can protect rights at home Issued 7 May 2010 |human-rights-law|public-interest-law| uuLegal rights organisation FLAC today encouraged people in Ireland to use international legal mechanisms to protect their rights at home. Speaking at a seminar organised by …
  11. FLACDeaf jurors plan welcomed by legal rights body Issued 31 March 2010 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law|public-interest-law| Legal rights group FLAC has welcomed a proposal to allow deaf and blind persons to serve on juries. FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) has taken a High Court case challenging …
  12. 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 …
  13. graphic The EU Charter and the ECHR_ Practice and Potential 'The EU Charter and the ECHR: Practice and Potential' Issued 24 September 2019 |human-rights-law| Save the date: Friday 18th of October FLAC Half-day Conference on - 'The EU Charter and the ECHR: Practice and Potential' FLAC is delighted to invite you to our half day …
  14. 12th annual Dave Ellis updated (1)Register now for FLAC Annual Lecture: The Regulation of Social Media, Privacy and Access to Justice Issued 10 December 2018 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law| The Council and Staff of FLAC cordially invite you to the Twelfth Annual Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Mr. Marc Rotenberg, President of the Electronic …
  15. Poster 2FLAC hosts Conference on the legal implications of the Public Sector Duty Issued 30 October 2018 |access-to-justice|human-rights-law| FLAC hosted a significant one day conference on the legal implications of the public sector duty in Dublin on Friday 19th October. It was the first conference on the legal …
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