Call for Submissions: The Rights of Older Persons

Call for Submissions: The Rights of Older Persons

Irish Community Development Law Journal is a peer reviewed online journal, published twice a year by Community Law & Meditation (formerly Northside Community Law & Mediation Centre) in Coolock, Dublin. The journal seeks to offer a platform for interaction that encourages greater scholarly and academic collaboration in the areas of social policy, law and community(…)

Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair

Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair

The Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University  is delighted to announce its 8th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice on the theme of: Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair  The Summer School will be held from 22-26 June 2015 at the Jordanstown campus of the Ulster University, located on the north(…)

Health, Gender-Based Violence and the Right to Reparations in Ireland.

I do not accept the Deputy’s comment that the Government is neither sympathetic nor decent in respect of the work it does here. As pointed out with regard to the Magdalen laundries, Priory Hall and many other sensitive serious issues the Government has been sympathetic and decent. Enda Kenny, May 2014. Redress is in the news again. The(…)

Mental Disorder and Punishment in Criminal Law – Seminar

The Socio-Legal Research Centre,  within the School of Law and Government at DCU, in association with the Irish Mental Health Lawyers Association and the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development, is pleased to announce that Mr.  Kris Gledhill, University of Auckland, will be the keynote speaker at the “Mental Health and Criminal Law” seminar(…)

Protection against Cross-Examination by the Accused in Sexual Offence Trials – The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2014

 We are delighted to welcome this guest post by Sarah Bryan O’Sullivan BCL, LLM (Criminal Justice). Sarah is an Irish Research Council Scholar and a PhD Candidate at Trinity College Dublin.  On the 27th of November 2014, the Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald announced the publication of the heads of the much anticipated Criminal Law (Sexual(…)

Update on the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project brings a new critical methodology to bear on Irish and Northern Irish legal studies. A collective of academics and practitioners will come together to write the “missing feminist judgments” in appellate cases which have shaped Irish and Northern Irish law. (Click here for details of those involved and here for details of the(…)

Seminar 5th Feb 2015 (Trans)Gender Recognition in Germany: The Role of the German Courts

Seminar 5th Feb 2015 (Trans)Gender Recognition in Germany: The Role of the German Courts

The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) and UCD Human Rights Network and UCD Sutherland School of Law invites you to a keynote address from Prof. Dr. Johanna Schmidt-Räntsch, Judge of the German Supreme Court, on “(Trans)Gender Recognition in Germany: The Role of the German Courts” Date: Thursday, 05 February 2015 Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm Location: William Fry Theatre, UCD(…)

Après Charlie: The Progress of the UK’s new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill currently being hustled through Parliament with unseemly haste was announced in a blaze of rhetoric. Theresa May told a rapt 2014 Conservative Party Conference that she wanted to see “new banning orders for extremist groups”. There was talk of re-establishing the Broadcasting Ban (which did so much in the 1980s(…)

Undocumented migrants and the enforcement of employment rights: assessing recent developments

Liam Thornton has previously blogged about issues surrounding the enforcement of employment rights by undocumented migrants, particularly in the wake of the 2012 High Court judgment in Hussein v The Labour Court & Anor [2012] IEHC 364. In this decision, Hogan J found that an undocumented migrant employee could not enforce statutory employment rights against(…)

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