PILN Bulletin, 20 August 2009


Please note that this information is dated as of a specified time and may not be legally valid.


In this Bulletin:

1. FLAC issues Briefing Document on Habitual Residence Condition;

2. Ombudsman secures early Social Welfare hearing;

3. Supreme Court Says No to Legal Aid for Inquest;

4. UCC Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights concludes second short course in Cork prison;

5. Introducing Public Interest Litigation Support (The PILS Project);

6. UK: British DPP to produce guidelines relating to assisted suicide;

7. USA: Moderate sworn in as newest member of US Supreme Court;

8. Founder of Public Interest Law Institute awarded 2009 International Human Rights Award;

9. Paper by Lord Justice Sedley at the Annual Human Rights Lecture of the Law Society;

10. Jobs – various positions;

11. Second Annual McCluskey Civil Rights Summer School, Carlingford, 29 August 2009;

12. Respond! Training opportunities on housing;

13. Date for Your Diary: A Fairer Ireland: Equality and Rights at the Heart of Recovery, 24 November 2009;

14. The Hart Judicial Review Conference, London, 11 December 2009.