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Exclusive Jurisdiction

The exclusionary rule is an established legal principle that forbids illegally obtained evidence to be used against any accused person. This legal notion first circulated in the English courts in the late 18th century but received its fullest expression in…

Fashion Trends for Autumn/Winter 2018

As we’re all anxiously awaiting the approach of the summer months, planning holidays and festival outfits, the fashion industry, however, is all set for next autumn and winter. The thought of another winter at this moment in time is, quite…

When Legal Artifice Meet Legal Artificiality

When the printing press first appeared, scribes who had previously made a living out of copying out manuscripts revolted en masse. They railed against this new technology, decrying it as a threat to their livelihood and to the care and…

US Politician Insists Gay Marriage ‘Hurts the Sanctity of Affairs’

This week, an American politician has made headlines for his spirited defence of the sanctity of affairs, following the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalised gay marriage across the country. Mark Byrne, who represents Alabama in the US Senate and…

Study finds Socialism Can Only Benefit The 99%

Checkmate Liberals! A new study conducted by Fox News and Margaret Thatcher’s ghost has found that when a socialist economic system is established in any country in the world, the only ones who benefit are the bottom 99%. This ground-breaking…

Pope to Canonise Every Dog

Speaking in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City last week, Pope Francis announced that he intends to canonise every dog on earth as a way of thanking them for existing and for ‘…being such good boys and girls’. His Holiness…

Film In Review: Black Panther

Marvel’s latest (if it is even the latest, I struggle to keep up with the sheer volume of movies they produce) has been smashing box office records since its release, and while Marvel movies are generally something I tend to…

Extinction Notice: A Mourning Cry For a Horny Guy

On the 19th of March, in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, the last male northern white rhinoceros on the planet, Sudan, went to the great savannah in the sky. The equivalent of 90 years old in human years, Sudan…

Electric Picnic 2018: The Line Up

When the line-up for Longitude was announced last month, it was so shockingly fantastic that all hopes of the EP line-up being in the same stratosphere were abandoned. EP has struggled with their demographic over the years since the demise…

Album In Review: Roc Marciano – RR2: The Bitter Dose

This is Roc Marciano’s 2nd album in 2 years – a feverous pace by his standards. Roc is aware of the rarity of the situation because, until this weekend, RR2 was only available for download direct from his website for…

UCD ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ at Media Interest in Gender Identity and Expression Policy Launch

UCD President Andrew Deeks has revealed that UCD management were ‘pleasantly surprised by the level of media interest’ in the launch of the university’s Gender Identity and Expression Policy. Deeks told staff in his Presidential Bulletin that the University Management…

The Frustratingly Nuanced United Nations

The United Nations is notorious the world over for talking an awful lot while achieving very little. If there is one thing I can take away from my week spent in Vienna at the United Nations Conference on Narcotic Drugs…