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UCC CCJHR: Helena Kennedy, “Securing Justice in an Unjust World” 10 Sept 2015

UCC CCJHR: Helena Kennedy, “Securing Justice in an Unjust World” 10 Sept 2015

The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (School of Law, UCC) invites you to a lecture on ‘Securing Justice in an Unjust World’ to be delivered by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Principal, Mansfield College, University of Oxford Venue: Aula Maxima, University College Cork Thursday September 10th, 2015 6pm to 7.30pm Chair: President Seán Ryan,(…)

Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea, UCD 9th-10th Oct 2015

Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea, UCD 9th-10th Oct 2015

On Friday 9th and Saturday 10th October, UCD Sutherland School of Law hosts the 18th UCD Irish European Law Forum, titled Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea. With keynote addresses from from both Peter Sutherland, UN Special Representative (SRSG) for International Migration and Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, Professor of International Refugee Law, University of Oxford (TBC),(…)

Just Published: The ECHR Act 2003 and EUCFR in Irish Courts 2003-2014

Just Published: The ECHR Act 2003 and EUCFR in Irish Courts 2003-2014

Commissioned by the Law Society of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Dr Suzanne Kingston and I were responsible for co-authoring a report on European rights in Irish courts. We examined Irish case law where the ECHR Act 2003 and/or the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and/or the European Union Charter of Fundamental(…)

Conference Announcement. Victims’ Rights: An Agenda for Change.

Victims’ Rights: An Agenda for Change. September 11th, 2015, University of Limerick.  *6.5 CPD Points* On September 11th 2015, the Centre for Criminal Justice at UL will host a one-day conference on Victims’ Rights entitled ‘Victims’ Rights in Ireland: An Agenda for Change’. Directive 2012/29/EU establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime(…)

LLM in Law with socio-legal focus at DCU

The School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) invites applications for its taught Masters in law (LLM). The School is unique in the Irish academic legal landscape for its core “law and society” research theme and its focus on socio-legal studies. DCU’s LLM in Law specifically sets out to be different from(…)

PILA Seminar: The Duty of the State in Constitutional Cases– 7 July, Dublin

PILA Seminar: The Duty of the State in Constitutional Cases– 7 July, Dublin

Following their recent book, ‘Public interest litigation and social change in South Africa: Strategies, tactics and lessons’, Gilbert Marcus SC and Nick Ferreira are visiting Dublin to share learning in public interest litigation. Date:                     7 July 2015 Time:                    5.30pm – 7pm Venue:                 The Morrison Hotel, Lower Ormond Quay Marcus and Ferreira will explore the duty(…)

The Direct Provision Report: The People Impacted

The Direct Provision Report: The People Impacted

You can find my preliminary analysis of the McMahon Report on the Protection Process and Direct Provision System here. You can access the McMahon Report here. The McMahon Report is one of the first attempts by the State to systematically explore the total numbers of persons who are in the protection process and leave to(…)

The Direct Provision Report: An Overview and Introduction

The Direct Provision Report: An Overview and Introduction

You can find my preliminary analysis of the McMahon Report on the Protection Process and Direct Provision System here. You can access the McMahon Report here. The Working Group Report on the Protection System and Direct Provision (McMahon Report) report was released on June 30 2015. The McMahon Report provides a significant number of recommendations(…)

Ireland goes before the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Ireland goes before the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

On Monday, June 8th and Tuesday, June 9th 2015, Ireland will have its third periodic report under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), assessed by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. You can follow this examination on Twitter, using the hashtag #UNIRL.  What are economic, social and cultural rights?(…)

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