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Paddy Jackson

What We Can Learn From the Belfast Trial

I am not going to discuss the verdict of the Belfast rugby rape trial. A legal decision has been reached in favour of the four accused. However, this article will discuss what we can learn from the trial regarding issues…

#MeToo: Has Ireland Reached Its Tipping Point?

After The New York Times published an explosive report detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein dozens of women came forward with their own accusations against the Hollywood mogul. Following on from this, a slew of high profile names…

Editorial: Jackson/Olding Case Shows A System of Re-Traumatization

The issue of how sexual assault cases are tried on the island of Ireland is something that has been bugging me for awhile. I studied Neuroscience in UCD so I lack in the area of law. What I don’t lack…