Hogan: 'Legal shoneenism' has replaced 'golden era' of Constitutional law

Hogan: 'Legal shoneenism' has replaced 'golden era' of Constitutional law
Court of Appeal judge Gerard Hogan

'Constitution must be radical or redundant,' says judge

The “golden era” of Constitutional law has given way to “a sort of legal shoneenism”, in part due to the judiciary's “often disappointing record” on fundamental rights, according to Court of Appeal judge Gerard Hogan.

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading

Subscribe Login

Independent journalism every day

With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want.

  • Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile.
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week.
  • Live blogs of major news events
  • Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Tom Lyons, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider
  • Access to The Business Post's extensive archive​

Related Articles

More from The Business Post