Faculty of Law

CCJHR Seminar: Gender, Security and Islam: Negotiating religion, culture and conflict in Pakistan

CCJHR Seminar: Gender, Security and Islam: Negotiating religion, culture and conflict in Pakistan

Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, UCC and School of Asian Studies, UCC present a seminar on Gender, Security and Islam. Prof Shaheen Sardar-Ali, Professor of Law, University of Warwick and Vice-President UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ‘The Dynamics of Family Law Reform in Pakistan: A Gender Perspective’ Prof Javaid Rehman, Professor(…)

Public Lecture: National Human Rights Commissions: Giving Teeth to International Treaties

Public Lecture: National Human Rights Commissions: Giving Teeth to International Treaties

Professor Brian Burdekin AO will be delivering a public lecture hosted by the Department of Government and the  Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University College Cork on Thursday, 7 November from 3 to 5 pm on National Human Rights Commissions: Giving Teeth to International Treaties. The lecture will take place in Western Gateway Building,(…)

Event at UCC: The International Criminal Court a Decade On

The International Criminal Court came into existence on the 1st July 2002. The Court is the first permanent, treaty-based, international criminal court to be established. It was established under the Rome Statute as a significant step forward in ensuring all those who commit the most serious of crimes, such as genocide and crimes against humanity,(…)

Legal Analysis of the Children's Referendum: Article 42A.4.1

Professor Ursula Kilkelly is Head of the Department and Dean of the Faculty of Law in University College Cork. Ursula is a national and international expert on child law, and is currently updating two of her texts on child law. You can read more on Ursula’s extensive publishing and policy contributions on children’s rights (and(…)

Legal Analysis of the Children's Referendum: Article 42A.1

Dr Conor O’Mahony is a lecturer in law in the Faculty of Law, University College Cork. The proposed Article 42A.1 provides The State recognises and affirms the natural and imprescriptible rights of all children and shall, as far as practicable, by its laws protect and vindicate those rights. Its stated intention, in the words of(…)

European Parliament Recently Hosted International Seminar on Genetic Discrimination

We are delighted to welcome this guest post from Aisling de Paor, a Ph.D candidate in the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at NUI Galway, and Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) scholar. Aisling is a graduate of NUI Galway (BCL) and University College Cork (LL.M).  Aisling qualified as a solicitor(…)

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