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The Funds Case, 1941–48

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 1941 Sinn Féin President Margaret Buckley took legal action against the State in an attempt to recover the Sinn Féin funds that had been lodged in the Free State Courts two decades earlier. This ... More


Women and Family Court: Abuse and Contested Custody

Julie R. Ancis

in Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479819850
eISBN:
9781479846658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819850.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes women litigants’ experiences in family court and the ways in which power and control during the marriage are perpetuated in the legal arena during divorce and custody disputes. ... More


Women and Adult Drug Treatment Courts: Surveillance, Social Conformity, and the Exercise of Agency

Corinne C. Datchi

in Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479819850
eISBN:
9781479846658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819850.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Drug courts offer community-based correctional alternatives to incarceration and target nonviolent felons who engage in criminal activities to sustain their drug use. They use a variety of ... More


The Jurisprudential Forum

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines French and European jurisprudence on adoption and shows that, in the absence of any major legislative reform since 1966, the courts are being used as a forum by adoption ... More


Advisory boards and planning bureaus

Peter Scholten and Frans van Nispen

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this contribution, a description is provided of the role, methods and recent developments of policy analysis in two High Councils of State – the Council of State and the Court of Audits – as well ... More


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