The Twelfth Edition was launched this evening, 7th of March 2013, in University College Cork by the Hon. Mrs Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland. Included in the Twelfth Edition is a forward from Prof. Ursila Kilkelly, dean of the Faculty of Law, University College Cork.
The Gold Medal for Best Overall Submission for the Twelfth Edition was awarded to Anthony O’ Dwyer for his article The ‘Droit de Suite’, An Analysis Across Two Jurisdictions: Cross Fertilisation Towards Inclusivity.
Th Inaugural Gold Medal for Best Letter was won by John Lombard for his letter on The Need for Guidelines in Special Palliative Care.
The full Twelfth Edition is available to view and download here.
1 The CJEU’s Approach to Matters of Direct Taxation: A Critical Analysis
Stephen Daly  COLR 1
2 Illegality, Resulting Trusts and Twin Presumptions: Antiquated Law Meets Modern Society
Olivia Carpenter  COLR 19
3 Encouraging the Development of Prisoner Re-Integration in Irish Penal Policy: Financing Social Re-Integration Alternatives
Stephen Kirwan  COLR 37
4 The ‘Droit de Suite’, An Analysis Across Two Jurisdictions: Cross Fertilisation Towards Inclusivity
Anthony O’ Dwyer  COLR 59
5 Abandoned To Principle: An Overview of the Law on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide in the UK and Ireland, and the Case for Reform
Nicholas Liddane  COLR 79
6 Airteagal 40.3.3: Gan Reachtaíocht, Gan Réasúin
Gary Moloney  COLR 105
7 The Inaugural Gold Medal for Best Letter Submission 2013: The Need for Guidelines in Special Palliative Care
John Lombard  COLR 115
The Eleventh Edition was launched on the evening of the 13th of March 2012 in the University College Cork Staff Common Room by Ms Fionnula Mulcahy, Letters Editor of The Irish Times newspaper. Her remarks included words of commendation for COLR’s newest initiative, the Legal Letters to the Editor section of CorkOnlineLawReview.com. Included in the Eleventh Edition is a forward from Dr Fiona Donson of the Faculty of Law, University College Cork.
The Medal for Best Language Submission for this Edition was awarded to Dr Verena Klappstein for her article ‘Leben und Arbeit der Frauen im Nationalsozialismus’  COLR 12.
The Medal for Best Overall Submission for the Eleventh Edition was awarded to Mr Donnacha O’Sullivan for his article ‘A Critical Analysis of the Protection of Families Under the Irish Constitution of 1937′  COLR 1.
The Edition is available to view and download here.
1 A Critical Analysis of the Protection of Families Under the Irish Constitution of 1937
Donnacha O’Sullivan  COLR 1
2 Leben und Arbeit der Frauen im Nationalsozialismus
Dr Verena Klappstein  COLR 12
3 Justice for the King: The Independence of the Judiciary from Governmental Officials in Ireland and China
Mário Bil’o  COLR 31
4 A Comparative Analysis of the Sentencing Process in Cases of Murder in Ireland, England and Wales
Rebecca West  COLR 39
5 Environmental Concerns and Trade Disputes: An Overview from the GATT and the WTO Dispute Settlement System
Maria Alejandra Calle  COLR 48
6 Personal Injury Reform: Eight Years On
Neil Patton  COLR 65
7 Is Interrogational Torture Morally Justified Under Finnis’ Nine Requirements of Practical Reasonableness?
Hugh J McCarthy  COLR 77
8 Justifying the Use of Previous Convictions as an Aggravating Factor at Sentencing
Thomas Mahon  COLR 85
9 The European Court of Human Rights: A Constitutional Court Endangering States’ Sovereignty?
Solène Guggisberg  COLR 98
10 Fair or Foul? The European Arrest Warrant ‘Justice sans Frontier’: An Instrument of Use Open to Abuse
Ian Bailey  COLR 107
The Tenth Edition was launched today in the University College Cork Staff Common Room by the The Honourable Mr. Justice John L. Murray, Chief Justice of Ireland. The tenth anniversary of the first COLR edition is observed with a foreward from Dr. Vicky Conway, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the First Edition. Included in the Tenth Edition is a guest contribution from the Ex-Officio President of the 81st Session of the Law Society, University College Cork, Professor David Gwynn Morgan.
The Medal for Best Language Submission for this Edition was awarded to Mr. Barry Hennessy for his Irish Essay, Iniúcadh ar Dhlíthe na Coinbhleachta Armtha i dtaobh cé acu a Maolaíodh Brúidiúlacht an Chogaidh nó Nach Maolaíodh.
The Medal for Best Overall Submission for the Tenth Edition was awarded to Ms. Jolene Quinn for her essay, The Management Company Passport: A New Era of Cross Border UCITS.
The Edition in full is available for download here: PDF
Professor David Gwynn Morgan – Parliamentary Inquiries: The Context of the Joint Oireachtas Committee’s Proposals
The Ninth Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched at the beginning of March (2010) in the University College Cork Staff Common Room. The Chief State Solicitor, Mr. David O’Hagan was on hand to launch the edition and share his thoughts on the future of legal practice in Ireland.
The Medal for Best Overall Submission was awarded to Ms. Jennifer Hourihane for her essay, “The Perfect Storm” – Impact and Assessment of the Proposed Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
The Edition in full is available here: PDF
Anthanasia Hadjigeorgiou – Balancing Conflicting Interests During Pregnancy: Ultrasound v Reality
Niamh O’Sullivan – Scientific Uncertainty and the Precautionary Principle
The Eighth Edition was launched in March 2009 in the Staff Common Room by Mr James McGuill, Former President of the Law Society.
The Edition in full is available here: PDF
Elaine Dewhurst – Access to Justice and the Impact of Delay on Migrant Workers in Ireland
John Cronin – Punishment in Modern Day Ireland
Siobhan Drislane – As I Stand Before You: The Emergence and Existence of Individual Justice
The Seventh Edition was launched in March 2008 in the Staff Common Room by Professor Gerry Whyte of Trinity College Dublin.
The Edition in full is available here: PDF
Darragh K Connell – The Final Whistle For International Football?
Éamon Mac Créabháin – Teoiric na gCeart Neamhshonraithe
Ronan O’Leary – Copyright Law in the Digital Environment
The Sixth Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2007 by Ms Carol Coulter of the Irish Times.
Ms Carol Coulter – Foreword
Anthony Finegan – Problems with Causation in Asbestos-Related Injury Litigation
Tom Flynn – Copyright Law in a Digital Age
Olufemi Amao -Reflexive Law and the CSR Debate
Gerard Sadlier -The ECHR – A Victim of its Own Success?
Michelle Buddecke - ‘Qui facit per alium, facit per se – The Evolution of the Commercial Agent’
Juan Pablo Cortés Diéguez -Adapting Irish Small Claims Procedure for the E-Commerce Era
Ronan O’Brien – Analysis of the Postal Rule
The Fifth Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2006 by Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness.
Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness – Foreword
Mr Justice Paul Carney – The Central Criminal Court: The Limerick Experience
Michael Cocoman – Film Censorship: Cut!
David Cowhey – Racist Hate Speech Law in Ireland: The Need for Reform
Art Ward – A Lifeline for Consideration?
Ciara Kennefick – A Natural Interpretation of the Alien Tort Statute 1789
Leonora Nyhan – Bringing it Home: The Plight of Migratory Same-Sex Couples
Adrian Bannon – The UDRP: A Stunning Success or a Spectacular Failure?
The Fourth Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2005 by The Honourable Mrs Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland.
Lisa Kinsella – Whistle While You Work
Alan Woods – We Know What You Did Last Summer!
Richard P. McNamara – ‘Let’s Talk’: The Need for Effective Communication Between Doctor and Patient
Caren Bohane – The Official Languages Act 2003
Karen Ní Bhuacháin – Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2003
Carol Fitzgerald and Leonard Durac – Throwing the Baby Out With the Bathwater?: A Critical Appraisal of the Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003
The Third Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2004 by Ms Emily Reilly, Ombudsman and Information Commissioner.
Colmán P. Ó Donnchadha – Witness Intimidation: Criminal Justice in Crisis?
Mairead Enright – ‘Mature Minors’ and the Medical Law
Rory McIntyre-O’Brien – Slipping Through the Net: Hacking Offences in Ireland
Ciara Kennedy – Domestic Violence: How We Answer Their Cries For Help
Lesley A. Walter – Law as Literature: Illuminating the Over Constitutional Consistency
Diarmuid Griffin – The Juvenile Conundrum: Ireland’s Responses to Youth Offending
David McCarthy – Constitutional Constraints on the Judiciary and the President
Míchéal O’Dowd – Data Protection – An Overview
The Second Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2003 by Mr Frederick Morris of the Morris Tribunal.
Anthony O’Riordan – Are You Exhausted? The Rights of Trademark Holders within the EU
Emma McClean – Economic Sanctions: Rethought Entirely?
Eleanora Taylor – Irish Banking Codes of Practice
Eoghan McSweeny – The Doctrine of Humanitarian Intervention: A Double Standard?
Mairead Britton – Undertakings: A Satisfactory Safeguard to Grave Risk?
Jane Mulcahy – Protecting Your Trademark: Who Owns Online?
The First Edition of the Cork Online Law Review was launched in March 2002 by the Chief Justice Mr Ronan Keane.
Helena Hickey - Children’s Legal Rights in the Republic of Ireland – Real or Apparent?
Justin McCarthy – Consumer Protection in Contemporary Electronic Payment Systems: A Familiar Wolf in Digital Clothing?
Lisa Vaughan – Money Talks! Should the Law Dictate?
Kate McQuinn – Natural Law, Unnaturally Explained?
Conor O’Mahony – The Failings of Practical Reasonableness: Another Look at Finnis
Iseult Cronin – Who’s Minding Your Business?: E-mail Privacy in the Workplace
Caitriona McCarthy – The Veil of Islam: The Use of Reservations as a Hypocritical Escape Hatch
Edel O’Herlihy – An Overview of the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Domestic Violence Act, 1996
John Ringrose – Neither Forgiven nor Forgotten: The Penal Effects of Bankruptcy Law
Fiona Buckley – One Murder, Three Victims: James Bulger, Robert Thompson, Jon Venables