Rory O'Connell

Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law

Shore Road

Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT37 OQB

Northern Ireland

http://www.transitionaljustice.ulster.ac.uk/

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1.

Cinderella Comes to the Ball: Article 14 and the Right to Non-Discrimination in the ECHR

Legal Studies, Issue No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 697 (21,920)

Abstract:

substantive equality, European Convention on Human Rights, discrimination

2.

Social and Economic Rights in the Strasbourg Convention

RULE OF LAW AND FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF CITIZENS: THE AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN CONVENTIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS, Esperia Publications, London, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 310 (71,102)

Abstract:

human rights, social rights, economic rights, European Convention on Human Rights, socio-economic rights, social and economic rights

3.

Realising Political Equality: The European Court of Human Rights and Positive Obligations in a Democracy

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 263-279, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 271 (75,955)

Abstract:

Political Equality, Democracy, European Convention on Human Rights

4.

Guardians of the Constitution: Unconstitutional Constitutional Norms

Journal of Civil Liberties, Vol. 4, No. 48, 1999
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 220 (90,725)

Abstract:

Judicial activism, constitutional interpretation, human rights, comparative law

5.

Budgeting for Economic and Social Rights: A Human Rights Framework

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Queen's University Belfast, University of Nottingham - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law and Queen's University Belfast
Downloads 173 (106,214)

Abstract:

Socio-Economic Rights, Economic and Social Rights, Welfare Rights, Budgets, Public Finance, ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Housing, Right to Adequate Housing

The Role of Dignity in Equality Law: Lessons from Canada and South Africa

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, pp. 267-286, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 155 (151,450)

Abstract:

equality, dignity, constitutional law

The Role of Dignity in Equality Law: Lessons from Canada and South Africa

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 267-286, 2008
Posted: 08 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

7.

Towards a Stronger Conception of Democracy in the Strasbourg Convention

European Human Rights Law Review, pp. 281-294, 2006, Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 137 (141,098)

Abstract:

Human rights, democracy, participation

8.

The Right to Participation of Minorities and Irish Travellers

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Vol. 6, pp. 2-30, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2009
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 135 (162,073)

Abstract:

Law, Minorities, Democracy, Human Rights

9.

Theories of Religious Education in Ireland

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 14, p. 433, 1999-2000
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 112 (187,176)

Abstract:

constitutional law, religion, education

10.

Budget Analysis and Economic and Social Rights: A Review of Selected Case Studies and Guidance

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Queen's University Belfast, University of Nottingham - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 111 (167,694)

Abstract:

Socio-Economic Rights, Economic and Social Rights, Welfare Rights, Budgets, Public Finance, ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Housing, Right to Adequate Housing

11.

Legal Responses to Racism: Innovation and Retrenchment in Ireland

International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, Vol. 6, pp. 199-222, 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 82 (239,353)

Abstract:

Equality, Discrimination, Racism, Racial Discrimination, Ireland

12.

Austerity and the ECHR

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 May 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 78 (193,234)

Abstract:

socio-economic rights, social and economic rights, human rights

13.

Do We Need Unicorns When We Have Law?

Ratio Juris, Vol. 18, pp. 484-503, 2005, Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 74 (256,299)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Legal Theory, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Law

14.

Militant Democracy and Human Rights Principles

Constitutional Law Review, pp. 84-90, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 65 (219,699)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Militant Democracy. European Convention on Human Rights

15.

Natural Law

LEGAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD: A POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, Bert Kritzer, ed., ABC-Clio, 2002
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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16.

Budgeting for Social Housing in Northern Ireland: A Human Rights Analysis

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast, University of Nottingham - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 50 (270,927)

Abstract:

Socio-Economic Rights, Economic and Social Rights, Welfare Rights, Budgets, Public Finance, ICESCR, International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Housing, Right to Adequate Housing

17.

Human Rights Obligations and Budgeting for Mental Health in Northern Ireland

Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast, University of Nottingham - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
Downloads 46 (310,091)

Abstract:

right to health, human rights

18.

Corporation Tax and Human Rights

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 May 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 34 (339,642)

Abstract:

social and economic rights, ICESCR

19.

Response to the NIO Consultation Paper ‘A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland: Next Steps’

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Sep 2010
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 15 (425,817)

Abstract:

Equality, Democratic Rights, Bill of Rights, Northern Ireland

20.

Human Rights Based Budget Analysis and Devolved Government in Northern Ireland

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
Downloads 12 (396,277)

Abstract:

Human rights, budget analysis, budget work, parliamentary procedures

21.

Judges of the World, United? Collective Aspects of the Right to Work in Regional Human Rights Systems

Rory O’Connell ‘Judges of the World, United? Collective Aspects of the Right to Work in Regional Human Rights Systems’ in Alice Donald, Carla Buckley, Philip Leach edited collection Towards Convergence in International Human Rights Law (Brill 2016) ,
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, labour rights, trade unions, right to strike, collective action, right to work, freedom of association

22.

Constitutional Law 101 Lessons: The Brexit Judgment on the Prerogative in R (Miller) v. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Nov 2016
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Abstract:

prerogative, rule of law, parliamentary sovereignty

23.

The Political Constitution Ten Years from Now – Dodo or Phoenix? Implications of the Brexit Referendum

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Abstract:

Brexit, Political Constitution, Referendum

24.

Overview of Budget Analysis and Human Rights Work

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute
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Abstract:

human rights, budget analysis, budget work

25.

Freedom of Expression

Rory O'Connell and Paul Mageean 'Freedom of Expression' in Brice Dickson and Brian Gormally, Human Rights in Northern Ireland: The CAJ Handbook (Hart Publishing 2015)
Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Rory O'Connell and Paul Mageean
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast

Abstract:

free expression; free speech; human rights act; northern ireland

26.

Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations: Rights and Resources (Routledge Research in Human Rights Law)

Applying an International Human Rights Framework to State Budget Allocations: Rights and Resources (Routledge 2014, Forthcoming)
Posted: 15 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2014
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute, University of Nottingham - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - School of Law, Queen's University Belfast and Queen's University Belfast

Abstract:

human rights, social and economic rights, socio-economic rights

27.

Fixed Points in a Changing Age? The Council of Europe, Human Rights, and the Regulation of New Health Technologies

M Flear, AM Farrell, T Hervey, T Murphy (eds) European Law and New Health Technologies (OUP 2013)
Posted: 01 Apr 2013
Rory O'Connell and Sjef Gevers
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and University of Amsterdam - Health Law Section

Abstract:

human rights, dignity, new health technologies, European law, Council of Europe, bioethics, medical law, health law, law and medicine

28.

Human Rights and Public Finance

Human Rights and Public Finance edited by Aoife Nolan, Rory O'Connell, Colin Harvey, (Hart, 2013) Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Aoife Nolan, Rory O'Connell and Colin Harvey
University of Nottingham - School of Law, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law

Abstract:

human rights, economic and social rights, budgets, public finances, equality, international human rights law

29.

Recovering the History of Human Rights: Public Finances and Human Rights

'Recovering the History of Human Rights: Public Finances and Human Rights' in A. Nolan, R. O'Connell and C. Harvey (eds.) Human Rights and Public Finance (Hart 2013)
Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights

30.

Human Rights Law

International Relations, Oxford Bibliographies Online Project, June 2012, Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper
Posted: 28 Jun 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

international human rights law

31.

A Critical Analysis of Ireland's Constitutional Review Group Report

Andrew Butler and Rory O'Connell, 'A Critical Analysis of Ireland's Constitutional Review Group Report' (1998) 33 Irish Jurist 237
Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Andrew Butler and Rory O'Connell
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

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32.

Transition, Equality and Non-Discrimination

TRANSITIONAL JURISPRUDENCE AND THE ECHR: JUSTICE, POLITICS AND RIGHTS, Michael Hamilton, Antoine Buyse, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011 , Queen's University Belfast Law Research Paper No. 2012-08
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
Anne Smith and Rory O'Connell
Transitional Justice Institute and Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

equality, discrimination, Roma, European Convention on Human Rights

33.

Ambition, Achievement and Potential: The UK and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Sixty

International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 394-206, 2010
Posted: 11 Mar 2012
Rory O'Connell and Tom Obokata
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast

Abstract:

international law, human rights, United Kingdom

34.

The Right to Work in the European Convention on Human Rights

European Human Rights Law Review, No. 2, 2012, pp 176-190
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 May 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, social and economic rights, right to work

35.

Age Discrimination in Employment: Comparative Lessons

Changing Aging Partnership, Belfast, 2010
Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Rory O'Connell and Julie McBride
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Queen's University Belfast, School of Law

Abstract:

age discrimination, employment, reasonable accommodation

36.

The Right to Democracy

PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY, Nico Bechte and Gabriele De Angelis, eds., InterDisciplinary Press, 2010
Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

Human Rights Law, European Convention on Human Rights, Democracy

37.

Only Partial Neglect? Developments in the Case-Law of the European Court on Human Rights on Socio-Economic Rights of Non-Nationals

EUROPEAN YEARBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS 2010, Wolfgang Benedek, Wolfram Karl, Anja Mijr, Manfred Nowak and Matthias Kettermann, ed., NWV, 2010
Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

Social and Economic Rights, European Convention on Human Rights

38.

Book Review of Sandra Fredman's, 'Human Rights Transformed'

International Journal of Minority and Group Rights, Vol. 16, pp. 503-510, 2009
Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

Human Rights, Democracy. Equality, Social and Economic Rights

39.

Rory O'Connell, 'Book Review of Young, Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Human Rights Act'

Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 19, No. 9, pp. 700-704, 2009
Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, parliamentary sovereignty

40.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Kingdom: Developing a Human Rights Culture

60 YEARS OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN EUROPE, M. Suksi, V. Jaichand, eds., Intersentia, Antwerp, 2009
Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Tom Obokata and Rory O'Connell
Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, United Kingdom, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

41.

Substantive Equality in the European Court of Human Rights?

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 107, No. 129, 2009
Posted: 31 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2012
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

Equality, discrimination, Roma, Education

42.

Politicians, Gay Pride and the European Convention on Human Rights

Just News, p. 6, September 2008
Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

equality, discrimination, human rights, sexual orientation, freedom of assembly

43.

From Equality Before the Law to the Equal Benefit of the Law: Social and Economic Rights in the Irish Constitution

THE IRISH CONSTITUTION: GOVERNANCE AND VALUES, Oran Doyle, Eoin Carolan, eds., Dublin: Round Hall Press, 2008
Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

44.

Let's Talk: Dealing with Difference in Human Rights Law

THE TENSION BETWEEN GROUP RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH, Koen De Feyter, George Pavlakos, eds., Oxford: Hart, 2008
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

45.

Court Upholds Traveller Ban

Just News, Vol. 3, 2007
Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

discrimination, equality

46.

Equality, Good Relations and a Shared Future

QUB Human Rights Centre, 2007, Transitional Justice Institute Research
Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Louise Mallinder, Rory O'Connell and Bernadette Rainey
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute and Cardiff law School

Abstract:

Equality, Good Relations, Integration

47.

A Democratic Judiciary

Irish Law Times, Vol. 14, No. 6, p. 138, 1996
Posted: 16 Oct 2006
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

48.

Myths of Innocence

NEW XENOPHOBIA IN EUROPE, Baumgartl, Favell, ed., London: Brill, 1995
Posted: 16 Oct 2006
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

49.

The European Convention and the Relative Rights of Resident Aliens

European Law Journal, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1999
Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Ruth Rubio-Marin and Rory O'Connell
European University Institute and Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, aliens, nationality, residence, political rights

50.

Natural Law: Alive and Kicking? A Look at the Constitutional Morality of Sexual Privacy in Ireland

Ratio Juris, Vol. 9, No. 258, 1996
Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

constitutional interpretation, human rights, abortion, judicial activism

51.

Legal Theory in the Crucible of Constitutional Justice

LEGAL THEORY IN THE CRUCIBLE OF CONSTITUTIONAL JUSTICE, International Law and United States Law, Dartmouth: Ashgate, 2000
Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

legal theory, constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, jurisprudence

Other Papers (5)

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1.

Book Review of Griffin, on Human Rights

Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 834-7, 2008
Posted: 05 Oct 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, philosophy

2.

Book Review of Kymlicka and Patten, Language Rights and Political Theory

Law and Politics Book Review , Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 630-633, 2004
Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

minority rights, language rights,linguistic policy

3.

Book Review of Steyn, Law and Democracy

Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 411-414, 2005
Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

constitutional law

4.

Book Review of Conor Gearty 'Principles of Human Rights Adjudication'

Irish Jurist, Vol. 39, pp. 359-361, 2004
Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

Human rights,constitutional law

5.

Book Review of Touchie, Hayek and Human Rights

Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 15, No. 12, pp. 1034-1036, 2005
Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Rory O'Connell
Ulster University - Transitional Justice Institute

Abstract:

human rights, hayek, jurisprudence