Tuesday, May 21, 2013

"Internment, the IRA, and the Lawless Case"

An important part of Irish prison history, this is the story of how Gerry Lawless and some comrades from the Christle group, defended by Sean MacBride, took the Free State to task over internment. While they lost, Lawless' case as a lndmark in the legal history of internment.    http://irishlabour.com/Irish_MIlitant/Lawless_Case.PDF (Thanks to John McGuire of Univ of Limerick for writing this, and to Irishlabour for putting this up)

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