Case Notes

For the 20th Edition, the Cork Online Law Review ran a successful Case Notes Competition. All of our case notes were reviewed by the Editorial Board, and then peer-reviewed by members of the UCC Faculty of Law.

 

The Case Notes Competition was kindly sponsored by vLex Justis.

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20th Edition Case Notes Competition - Winning Entries

Below is the entry that won 'Best Case Note' for this year's Case Notes Competition.

O'DOHERTY & ANOR v MINISTER FOR HEALTH & ORS [2020] IEHC 209.

Gearóid Smiddy

This case note discusses a recent high-profile case which involved two former journalists seeking leave of the Court to bring judicial review proceedings challenging the constitutionality of legislation designed to halt the spread of Covid-19.

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Below are the entries that were joint runners-up for this year's Case Notes Competition.

Ó'CADHLA v THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE & EQUALITY & ORS [2019] IEHC 503. 

Isabel Gallagher

This case note discusses a recent High Court case which dealt with the applicant's right to an Irish-speaking judge in criminal damage proceedings.

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Infopaq International A/S v Danske Dagblades Forening (C-5/08) [2009] ECR I-6569

Cathal Kelleher

This case note discusses a key judgment of the European Court of Justice concerning matters of copyright law following preliminary references from the Danish Supreme Court.

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