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The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly is a leading peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum for articles, commentaries and notes in all areas of legal scholarship and across a range of methodologies including doctrinal, theoretical and socio-legal. 

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Vol. 73 No. 3 (2022): Autumn


Towards a Welsh health law: devolution, divergence and values

John Harrington, Barbara Hughes Moore, Erin Thomas
Abstract 131 | NILQ 73.3.1 Harrington et al Downloads 69

Page 385-413

The law of bare life

Ian Ward
Abstract 119 | NILQ 73.3.2 Ward Downloads 53

Page 414-439

Against the act/omission distinction

Mark Dsouza
Abstract 117 | NILQ 73.3.4 Dsouza Downloads 53

Page 474-500

Commentaries and Notes

A Fall Between Two Stools: The Supreme Court Confines Lawful Act Duress

Harry Sanderson, Henry Cooney
Abstract 179 | NILQ 73.3.8 Sanderson and Cooney Downloads 13

Page 546-555

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The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly is a legal research journal published quarterly by the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.