Internment



Dieter Reinisch: When Armagh County Court ruled internment unlawful

Historian Dr Dieter Reinisch looks back at some of the earliest legal challenges to internment, in light of last year's high-profile UK Supreme Court ruling in R v Adams.

Published 11 January 2021

Around 200 people interned in 1970s to bring legal proceedings after Adams ruling

Lawyers for around 200 people who were interned between 1972 and 1975 will launch legal proceedings against the legality of their detention today following the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in R v Adams.

Published 29 May 2020

Paul Daly: Escape from Carltona?

Administrative law expert Paul Daly explores yesterday's judgment in R v Adams [2020] UKSC 19.

Published 14 May 2020

Gerry Adams wins Supreme Court appeal against prison escape convictions

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has won a UK Supreme Court appeal against his two convictions in 1975 for attempting to escape from detention.

Published 13 May 2020