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The General Data Protection Regulation: An overview of its impact on European Society

Campbell Whyte JF Law & French Introduction In the 21st century, the line between public life and private life is becoming increasingly blurred. Our lives are more online now than ever before. While this loss of privacy is due in part to our own willingness to share on social media, it is also due in[…]

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Turp v Canada :  Une décision controverse intouchable par le pouvoir judiciaire

  Kaitlin Corbeil- JF Law and Political Science Le droit international traite surtout de matières reliées aux valeurs fondamentales qui ajoutent à la complexité de la vie humaine, ainsi qu’aux relations entre les états jumelés. Il s’ajoute aux conversations de matières humanitaires en présentant une voix forte en sa légitimé et sévère en sa finalité.[…]

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Satire in Irish law, and comparisons with other jurisdictions

Ross Malervy[1]   The Irish constitution guarantees both the right to a good name[2] and the right to free speech,[3] rights which come into conflict with one another in satire. However, in defamation cases the Irish courts are currently reluctant to rely on these constitutional protections, feeling that rights are adequately protected by existing tort[…]

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The UN Charter as a “living document”

Colm Ó Néill*   Introduction   When Kofi Annan stated in his 1999 Annual Report to the General Assembly that the UN Charter is a “living document, whose high principles still define the aspirations of peoples everywhere for lives of peace, dignity and development”[1], he perhaps unknowingly highlighted the idiosyncrasy of the Charter: a hybrid[…]