Archive for law

In Defense of the Hazardous Tool of Legal Blogging

Posted in research with tags , on 7 January 2011 by Steve

“On the occasion of my very first post on EJIL:Talk! – at the invitation of its editors – on the current duality of government in Côte d’Ivoire (see here), I have deemed it necessary to post a separate note on the ‘art’ of legal blogging …” (more)

[Jean d’Aspremont, EJIL, 6 January]


Law on iTunes U

Posted in teaching with tags , on 4 January 2011 by Steve

“A couple of years ago I posted on the few offerings about law that were available on iTunes U, Apple’s semi-successful attempt to corral some serious podcasts and videos. I’ve had another look and find that the corpus has grown …” (more)

[Simon Fodden, slaw, 3 January]

Rebuilding a Law Library, Part 3: Is There a Place for Law Reports?

Posted in research with tags , on 16 December 2010 by Steve

“… Fact is, our extensive collections of bound law reports are no longer used. Osgoode’s have been in storage for over a year as the new library is being built, and no one has missed them …” (more)

[Louis Mirando, Slaw, 16 December]

Opportunity to study law in university of the ether

Posted in research with tags , on 15 November 2010 by Steve

“A few weeks ago I launched an unusual book at my university in London, the London School of Economics (LSE). Not a word of it had yet been written. When it is finished, The Rights Future will track the history, politics and various possible futures that lie in store for that most dynamic of contemporary notions, human rights …” (more)

[Conor Gearty, Irish Times, 15 November]

Law lecturers sue Portobello College over ‘bullying’

Posted in Legal issues with tags , , , on 24 January 2010 by Steve

“Three law lecturers at Dublin Business School, including the dean of the law school, have taken High Court actions for bullying and harassment. John O’Keeffe, Mary Rose Molloy and Lesley Anne Walter are all suing Kitagarth Services, which was acquired by the owner of DBS, Kaplan Inc, and trades as Portobello College …” (more)

[Kieron Wood, Sunday Business Post, 24 January]

King’s Inns accreditation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 January 2010 by Steve

“Dublin Business School’s law degree has had its King’s Inns accreditation renewed …” (more)

[Irish Times, 18 January]

Access to legal traineeships conditional

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 20 December 2009 by Steve

“Law graduates from a European Union country who want to complete a legal traineeship in another EU member state may need to prove broad and in-depth knowledge of the national law of the host country, according to the European Court of Justice …” (more)

[Anca Gurzu, University World News, 20 December]