I'm very disappointed with the Literary and Debating Society of NUI Galway. Having wrapped themselves in the mantle of freedom of expression over their invitation to David Irving, they let the mantle Continue Reading
Recently posted on SSRN, a very important paper by Colleen P. Murphy (of Roger Williams University School of Law) on "What is Specific About 'Specific Restitution'?" (forthcoming Hastings Law Continue Reading
The British Humanist Association (BHA) ran an entertaining advertising campaign on London buses last year, and it has just announced that it will run the campaign nationwide. The campaign is built Continue Reading
How should universities promote research and, if necessary, afford it legal protection by means of intellectual property rights? Two considerations of that question have recently swum across my Continue Reading
In a sparkling cover story in this week's Times Higher Education (cover left), Tom Palaima tells of the passion that drove him to teach Classics and how it is at odds with the "educational shopping Continue Reading
According to Richard Warner, in "Turned on its Head?: Norms, Freedom, and Acceptable Terms in Internet Contracting", a paper recently made available on SSRN and BePress, many commentators contend Continue Reading
The Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is 50 this year, and its famous symbol is 50 today (hat tip: Opinio Juris; BBC):
The images (from left to right) are the first ceramic CND badge, an Continue Reading
Hi there! Thanks for dropping by. I'm Eoin O'Dell, and this is my blog: Cearta.ie - the Irish for rights.
"Cearta" really is the Irish word for rights, so the title provides some sense of the scope of this blog. In general, I write about private law, free speech, and cyber law; and, in particular, I write about Irish law and education policy.