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BG v. District Judge Catherine Murphy & Ors 17 Nov 2011

In its submissions the Amicus Curiae will focus on whether the difference in the treatment of a person with a mental disability, where fitness for trial is in issue (as in the instant case), compared to the treatment of a person without a mental disability, might constitute discrimination under generally accepted human rights standards, as…

The aim of this paper is to examine the issues of religion and education from a children’s rights perspective. Despite its importance, talk of children’s rights in the education system and in schools is still greeted with some degree of scepticism. In addition, education is not always – if it is ever – viewed as…