Landmark verdicts: Female leaders on the court cases that shaped modern Ireland
For International Women’s Day, we ask contemporary Irish women leaders to select court cases taken by women that helped to create the Ireland of 2020
Michele O’Boyle, president of the Law Society of Ireland, shares her thoughts on de Burca v Attorney General, the case that allowed for women on juries
Most people under the age of 50 would be surprised to learn that it was as late as 1975 that Irish women won the right to be selected for jury service and that the fight had to be taken all the way to...
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