The Brief 27th February 2014

Andrew looks at the legal headlines this week including;

The whistleblower controversy and inquiry.
Supreme Court refuse application for trial as Gaelige.
Mr. Justice Sean Ryan and his appointment as president designate of the new Court of Appeal.
War Crimes in Occupied Palestinian Territories.
FA hearing into Anelka’s ‘quenelle’ gesture.
All this and more.

Lauren Kierans BL on Protected Disclosures Bill and the Garda whistleblower scandal.
Eoin O’Dell from Trinity College Dublin on Minister Howlin’s blunt refusal of a recent request from Chief Justice Denham and on judicial independence and judge’s pay.
Solicitor Michael Monahan on personal injuries law and his work in helping to educate people in the law in this area.
Seth Tillman of NUI Maynooth on Summary proceedings; Are they just?

Presented by Andrew Robinson.
Produced by Killian Donoghue and Andrew Robinson.
Engineered by Aoife Nic Canna
Podcast by Lisa Will