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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. 74 No. 2 (2023): Summer


Journalistic privilege in Ireland

Cian Ó Concubhair
Abstract 209 | NILQ 74.2.2 Concubhair Downloads 167

Page 237-268

The scope and rationale(s) of the change of position defence

Duncan Sheehan
Abstract 94 | NILQ 74.2.3 Sheehan Downloads 46

Page 269-302

Property guardians: reigniting the lease/licence battle?

Dean Taylor
Abstract 110 | NILQ 74.2.4 Taylor Downloads 72

Page 303-322

Commentaries and Notes

‘Duress of circumstances and voluntary association’: R v Phair [2022] NICA 66

John Taggart
Abstract 112 | NILQ 74.2.7 Taggart Downloads 52

Page 288-395

From the Protocol to the Windsor Framework

C R G Murray, Niall Robb
Abstract 134 | NILQ 74.2.8 Murray and Robb Downloads 65

Page 395-415

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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.