LG566international law and conflictLG566 International Law And Conflict

Question: In his book, The Constitution of Ireland: A Contextual Analysis, Oran Doyle refers to a “waning influence of natural law”1 in Irish constitutional interpretation. He goes on to state that: [o]ver time, the courts have reconstructed many provisions influenced by natural law into more typical liberal democratic provisions. This can be seen both through explicit judicial dicta and the gradual move of the courts’ case law to a set o…