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Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Website Launched.

The Irish and Northern Irish Feminist Judgments Project begins today with the launch of a new website: www.feministjudging.ie. A collective of academics and practitioners based in Ireland and abroad will rewrite 30 important legal judgments, which they believe would have been decided differently if a feminist perspective had been brought to bear on the case. The cases selected(…)

World Refugee Week Events in Dublin

World Refugee Week Events in Dublin

Caroline Reid is Communications Officer in the Irish Refugee Council. It is not long now until World Refugee Week, a week that honours the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. It is also a time to acknowledge and(…)

Conference: Beyond the Single Procedure: Reforming Ireland’s Protection System

Conference: Beyond the Single Procedure: Reforming Ireland’s Protection System

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre and  UCD’s Sutherland School of Law invite you to a one day conference to mark World Refugee Day on the 20th June 2014 in UCD’s William Fry Theatre from 10 am – 3pm. The conference, titled Beyond the Single Procedure: Reforming Ireland’s Protection System. This conference is an opportunity to bring together(…)

Criminology and Penology Special Issue of IJASS

The Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies has recently published a special issue on Criminology and Penology, guest edited by Dr Liam Leonard, Associate Professor, Dept. Sociology & Anthropology, West Virginia University. Many topical issues are discussed within this issue, ranging from education in prisons to rape conviction rates and from adult cautioning to child imprisonment. The full(…)

CCJHR Event June 05 2014: Waldron on Dignity and Respectful Coercion

CCJHR Event June 05 2014: Waldron on Dignity and Respectful Coercion

Professor Jeremy Waldron, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College, Oxford and University Professor of Law, New York University School of Law will give a lecture in the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, UCC. Professor Waldron’s lecture is entitled “Dignity and Respectful Coercion” This lecture will take place(…)

Irish Refugee Council and University College Dublin Children’s Rights Summer Camp

Irish Refugee Council and University College Dublin Children’s Rights Summer Camp

Human Rights in Ireland welcomes this guest blog from Samantha Arnold. Samantha is the Children’s and Young Person’s Officer in the Irish Refugee Council. You can donate to the IRC’s Children’s Rights Summer Camp here. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) revolutionised the way we view children’s rights.  For youth workers and youth advocates, perhaps(…)

Conference: Law in Action Re-Imagining Clinical Legal Education In Ireland

Conference: Law in Action Re-Imagining Clinical Legal Education In Ireland

On Friday, 13th June 2014 from 10am to 5pm, UCD Sutherland School of Law will host a conference Law in Action Re-Imagining Clinical Legal Education In Ireland.  Organised  jointly between UCD School of Law,  the Public Interest Law Alliance, University of Ulster Law Clinic and the Irish Clinical Legal Education Association, the full programme with an(…)

Law Society’s 10th Annual Human Rights Lecture, 13th June, 2014

The Right Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond, Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court, will deliver the Law Society’s Annual Human Rights Lecture this year. The Lecture will take place on Friday, 13th June, at 6pm in the President’s Hall of the Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.   The title of this year’s(…)

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