Refugee Studies Centre Short Course: Statelessness and International Law

Refugee Studies Centre Short Course: Statelessness and International Law

Cathryn Costello is the Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law Dates: 17–18 May 2014 Location: Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK Website: http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/study/short-courses/statelessness The issue of statelessness has risen considerably on the agenda of the United Nations, regional institutions, governments and(…)

Open for Applications: LLM in International Human Rights in UCD

Open for Applications: LLM in International Human Rights in UCD

UCD Sutherland School of Law is now inviting applications for our exciting LLM in International Human Rights.  On this programme you will acquire specialised and in-depth knowledge and understanding of international human rights law, political theory of rights and international relations relating to human rights. This programme will equip graduates with the knowledge, skills and capacity(…)

UCD Seminar: The March to Marriage Equality in the U.S.: What a difference a Decade Makes!

UCD Seminar: The March to Marriage Equality in the U.S.: What a difference a Decade Makes!

On Wednesday, April 23 2014, UCD Sutherland School of Law will host a seminar with Professor Kris McDaniel- Miccio on The March to Marriage Equality in the U.S.: What a difference a Decade Makes! The seminar will take place in the Harty Boardroom in the School of Law from 1pm to 2pm. Professor Kris McDaniel- Miccio, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit(…)

A Franco-Irish discussion on marriage equality at NUI Galway

The School of Law at NUI Galway, in association with the French embassy in Ireland, will host a Franco-Irish discussion on marriage equality on April 25th. The keynote speaker is Erwann Binet, deputy of the French National Assembly. Deputy Binet was the rapporteur for the French “pour tous” (marriage equality) bill in 2013 and will speak on(…)

Is Corporation Tax A Human Rights Issue?

We are delighted to welcome the latest in a series of cross-posts by Dr Shane Darcy from the Business and Human Rights in Ireland Blog. The Business and Human Rights in Ireland Blog is dedicated to tracking and analysing developments relating to business and human rights in Ireland. It aims to address legal and policy(…)

#DirectProvision14: Photography Exhibition ‘One year on, and still no change’

#DirectProvision14:  Photography Exhibition ‘One year on, and still no change’

Caroline Reid is the Communications Officer for Irish Refugee Council ‘One year on, and still no change’, Thursday 24 April, 6pm at the Powerscourt Gallery in Dublin city centre. This marks one year since the national day of action last year which called for an end to the institutional accommodation of people seeking international protection in Ireland. The exhibition(…)

Today in Irish Legal History: The Kerry Babies and the Memory of Feminist Protest.

The Irish Times today carries an article reminding us of the 30th anniversary of the events which lead to the “Kerry Babies case”. Joanne Hayes, approaching her 25th birthday, gave birth late on the night of April 12th, 1984, in what later became controversial circumstances, to a son who did not survive. The infant would(…)

Legal professionals as ‘bloodhounds’ for white-collar criminality

We are pleased to welcome this guest post by Dr Joe McGrath, NUI Galway. A part of the prosecution against some former executives at Anglo Irish Bank, ostensibly initiated by a Garda raid on that bank’s headquarters in February of 2009, has now collapsed over five years later. The Court has directed that the jury(…)

#directprovision14 Conclusion: The Start of Year 15

#directprovision14 Conclusion: The Start of Year 15

How slowly they die as we kneel beside them, whisper in their ear. And we are too late. We are always too late Eavan Boland, Outside History (1990) I would like to thank all contributors for their posts today, in particular persons in the direct provision system, who have shared their own personal experiences and(…)

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