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14 August 2003 Edition

Bad law rules

14 August 2003

Michael McKevitt's conviction in the Special Criminal Court last week was due more to the practice of bad law than any offence he allegedly committed. The so-called Special Criminal Court, condemned by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Amnesty and just about every human rights organisation, is, with the exception of the juryless Diplock courts in the North, unique in the common law world. Free article

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