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E28 The Fifth Court - Mr. Justice Richard Humphreys rebuts claims that court judgements are tainted by Wikipedia

The claim is that 'The presence of Wikipedia can be spotted to a measurable degree in Irish High Court judgements', according to an academic study by Dr. Brian Flanagan (NUI Maynooth) et al. Brian put his case on Episode 26 of The Fifth Court.

On E28 Mr. Justice Richard Humphreys of the High Court strongly rebuts Brian's assertion, in an interview with Mark Tottenham. Not too often you'll hear a High Court judge declare that 'He's scarlet for your ma!'

Cases from the casebook discussed on this episode include;

A case involving a rateable valuation claim on toll booths

A planning judicial review involving the Protect East Meath lobby group

A defamation case that involved a plea regarding the statute of limitations

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