PILN Bulletin, 21 May 2009


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


In this Bulletin:

1. Iarnrod Éireann ordered to put up signs welcoming wheelchair users;

2. Challenge to imprisonment for debt;

3. FLAC launches new report on civil legal aid, Civil Legal Aid In Ireland: Forty Years On;

4. Two papers: on recent developments in Human Rights and Judicial Review & on the gap between legal and social realities in recession-era housing;

5. Europe: Thomas Hammarberg statement on the response of states to the global economic crisis;

6. UK: Human rights for soldiers on battlefield operations;

7. International: Kuwait elects first women parliamentarians;

8. Equality and Rights Alliance Roundtable, 25 May 2009;

9. Annual TASC lecture, 4 June 2009;

10. Public Law Project "Judicial Review North 2009 Trends and Forecasts", 5 June 2009;

11. Refugee Immigration Practitioners‘ Network lecture, 12 June 2009;

12. Resourcing and Enabling Irish Civil Society – Considering the Role of Philanthropy, Centre for Nonprofit Management, 4th Annual Summer School, June 16-17 2009.