The Truth about Torture: Ireland v UK Revisited

Maynooth University Department of Law is hosting a talk by two of the ‘Hooded Men’, Jim Auld and Joe Clarke, followed by a legal analysis of the European Court of Human Rights Case with Fiona Duignan, LLM. The event will talk place Monday, 9 March, at 5pm in CS2, which is located in the Callan(…)

Law Lecturing positions advertised at Dublin City University

As part of its continuing development, the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) intends to appoint new Lecturers in Law. The appointments, for a fixed term of five years, will commence on 1 September 2015. Applications from candidates with demonstrated third-level lecturing experience and academic research expertise in any area of(…)

UCD Seminar: Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality

UCD Seminar: Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality

UCD Human Rights Network invites you to a seminar with Dr Pauline Eadie on Smart Power and US Counter-Terrorism: The Sound Bite and The Reality. The seminar will take place at 1pm on Friday, 6th March 2015, in the Harty Boardroom, 1st Floor, UCD School of Law. All are welcome.   Dr. Pauline Eadie is an Assistant(…)

Irish Journal of European Law: Call for Papers

The Irish Society for European Law recently re-launched the Irish Journal of European Law as an e-journal. The Journal, which has been published since 1992, is a leading international journal on European law edited by Irish scholars and practitioners. The 2014 volume is now available on the Society’s website here. The Journal – which is(…)

Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

The Transitional Justice Institute (Ulster University) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (Ulster University) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held on Friday, 8 May 2015. Keynote Speaker: Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political(…)

Political Policing of Protests?

As of this week there have been 23 arrests since the protests in Jobstown over Irish water in mid-November (as well as the jailing of 5 individuals for contempt of court in related disputes).  Of concern seems to be the method of the arrest, more than the arrests themselves. Accounts have been presented of up to(…)

UCD Human Rights Network Screening: The Torture Files

UCD Human Rights Network Screening: The Torture Files

UCD Human Rights Network invites you to a screening of RTÉ Investigations Unit: THE TORTURE FILES Date: Friday, 27 February 2014 Time: 1pm Location: Clinical Legal Education Centre, UCD Sutherland School of Law (map and directions) On the Case of Ireland v United Kingdom, European Court of Human Rights (1978). This documentary, and campaigning by the ‘hooded(…)

Social and Economic Rights Panel Discussion at DCU

DCU Socio-Legal Research Centre is proud to announce the launch of the latest edition of its Socio-Legal Studies Review, by Ms Justice Carmel Stewart. To celebrate this latest edition the Socio-Legal Research Centre is hosting a panel discussion on contemporary issues in social and economic rights. A panel discussion with contributions from Gerry Whyte (TCD), Claire-Michelle Smyth (DCU),(…)

Obama’s Immigration Reform: Lessons for Ireland?

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Thamil Ananthavinayagan, a PhD researcher at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway. This piece was originally posted at www.stand.ie. With his Executive Order on immigration policy, US President Barack Obama aims to offer temporary legal status to an estimated five million illegal immigrants, as well(…)

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