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Invitation to Tender: ECHR Act & ECFR in Irish Courts

The Law Society’s Human Rights Committee and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association invite tenders for a report on the application of the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003 and the European Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Irish courts.  The report will be provisionally entitled ‘A Report on the Application of the European Convention(…)

PILnet’s 8th Annual European Pro Bono Forum

PILnet’s 8th Annual European Pro Bono Forum

Emma Cassidy is Legal & Communications Trainee in PILnet, The Global Network of Public Interest Law. PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law is pleased to announce that registration for the  2014 European Pro Bono Forum—to take place on 5-7 November in London, U.K.—is now open. The Forum has played a major role in building(…)

12th Annual Human Rights Conference: Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland

12th Annual Human Rights Conference: Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland

Helen Kehoe is policy development executive at the Law Society of Ireland. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Designate and the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society extend an invite to  ‘Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland’ – the Annual Human Rights Conference 2014. The 12th Annual Human Rights Conference will take place(…)

Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison.

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Wendy Lyon, who is a trainee solicitor with KOD Lyons, a human rights and criminal law firm. The recent High Court case of Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison ([2014] IEHC 214) allowed a brief light to shine on the issue of trafficking for forced labour(…)

Contesting the cruel treatment of pregnant women – Ruth Fletcher

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Dr. Ruth Fletcher of Queen Mary University of London. I want to respond to Máiréad Enright’s thoughtful call to discuss what happened in this recent case of abortion refusal and cruel treatment.  How have certain forms of legal thinking got us to this place? How might this(…)

Call for Papers: Human Rights, Transitional Justice and Peace Building

Call for Papers: Human Rights, Transitional Justice and Peace Building

Kristian Lanslett is a lecturer in criminology in University of Ulster. The Transitional Justice Institute (University of Ulster), the Centre for Post-Conflict Justice (Trinity College Dublin), and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (University of Ulster) invite proposals for a one- day postgraduate student research seminar to be held on Friday 7 November(…)

King’s Inns: Advanced Diploma in Immigration & Asylum Law

King’s Inns: Advanced Diploma in Immigration & Asylum Law

King’s Inns will be offering an Advanced Diploma in Immigration and Asylum Law from October 2014 for a period of 18 weeks. The course is open to both lawyers and non-lawyers, and may be of particular interest to those in the public sector and NGO employees, academic and government researchers, industry, policy-makers, lawyers and regulators. The course will(…)

The Future Voices of Ireland Have Their Say

The Future Voices of Ireland Have Their Say

Human Rights in Ireland welcomes this guest post from Mairead Healy, Dean Brennan Perth and Alina Balc. Mairead is the Executive Director of Future Voices Ireland and an Ashoka Global Fellow; Dean and Alina are secondary school students and have undertaken the Future Voices Ireland Flagship programme.  Future Voices Ireland is an innovative youth empowerment NGO(…)

Janning on Bringing ESC Rights Home: Ireland and the OP ICESCR

Janning on Bringing ESC Rights Home: Ireland and the OP ICESCR

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Pia Janning who is the Legal Officer of Amnesty International Ireland’s ESC Rights Team “All [human rights] must be treated in a fair and equal manner, on the same footing, and with the same emphasis” such was the reaffirmation by states, including Ireland, in the 1993 Vienna Declaration(…)

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