Ref NoA44/5/5/1/10
TitleJun - Dec 1983
DescriptionFile of letters between Kevin Boyle and numerous others. Boyle is based at the Faculty of Law at University College Galway at this time. Correspondents include Ron Weitzer, University of Berkely, California, seeking advice from Boyle Re thesis on human rights in Northern Ireland and Zimbabwe; Michael J. Sunder; P.A. Jackson, Assistant secretary, Queens, University, Belfast, regarding reference for Madge Davison; the Rt. Hon. Sir George Baker, OBE, Northern Ireland Office, London; John Phillips; E.D. Taylor, regarding fish-farming in Camus Bay; J. Paul Martin, Colombia University, City of New York; Bob Simpson, Finbar O'Kane; Robert Walker, concerning the murder case of his sister-in-law, Eileen Ryan, having heard Boyle's comments on the McArthur case; Robert Hachenburg, Prof. of Law, Temple University, Philadelphia; J.J. Eisenhower; Thomas Dienes, Prof. of Law, Washington University, James E. Starrs, Prof. of Law and Forensic Science, Washingtomn University, regarding extradition law and case of Desmond Mackin and I.R.A. membership; an article entitled "Bullet Velocity and Gunshot Residue in Issue in Extradition of I.R.A. Fugitive" and referring to case of Desmond Mackin; Michael Lowery, Q.C.; Kevin boyle to the editor of the Times concerning informers or 'supergrasses' in Diplock courts in Northern Ireland; Geoffrey Taylor, Assistant Editor of the Guardian newspaper; Janice Carleton, Bristol; Yasuhiko Tajima, Japan; Michael O'Connell, describing in detail comments on the Widgery Report findings abour Bloody sunday and the case of Gerard Donaghy, who was found injured in a car with a nail bomb in his clothes on 31 Jan 1972; David P.Forsythe; David. A Elder, offering Boyle a visting professorship at North Kentucky University and reply of expressed interest from Boyle; Mary Rose. Binchey; Boyle writing to Prof. Frank Newman, Berkeley University, California, seeking a sabbatical term in the U.S.A.; Walter Walsh; Judge Turlough O'Donnell; Kathleen Gleeson of 'Stop the Showtrials' co-ordinating committee of Northern Ireland.
DateJun - Dec 1983
Extent1 file, 76 items
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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