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Women and Crime

The Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development yesterday launched its report on women  in the criminal justice system, including papers from a conference on the same topic held late last year. The report was launched by Ms Justice Catherine McGuinness, who is said to have noted that murders committed by women attract widespread media(…)

Interview with Senator Norris on the Civil Partnership Act

* Please note that some users are experiencing problems with this audio file. We are aware of this and are working on it.* This morning, after some delay due to technical difficulties with our audio plugin, we are proud to present an interview with Senator David Norris. For more interviews from the HRinI Team, click(…)

Eviction of Muslims From Western Law & Politics: Sherene Razack Interview

This post features an interview with Prof. Sherene Razack, conducted by our regular blogger Mairead Enright. Sherene Razack is professor, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Her most recent book is entitled Casting Out: The Eviction of Muslims From Western Law and Politics.(…)

Rights, Tolerance & Waning Sovereignty: Interview with Wendy Brown

In this podcast recorded earlier in September, Illan rua Wall conducts a wide-ranging interview with Wendy Brown; the Heller Professor of Political Science at University of California, Berkley. Interview with Wendy Brown Prof. Brown engages initially with the question of critique, and its relation to rights. She refuses to reject rights, but instead seeks to question(…)

Anniversary Blognival: Benhabib in Conversation

In this podcast recorded earlier in August, our regular blogger Mairead Enright conducts a wide-ranging interview with Seyla Benhabib; the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Political Philosophy at Yale University. We apologise for the poor quality of the sound in places – the interview was recorded over a bad line. You may need to(…)

SCS on Children's Rights: Emily Logan in Interview with Deirdre Duffy

Interview with Emily Logan As part of the SCS on Children’s Rights, the Ombudsman for Children and Young People, Emily Logan, very kindly agreed to be interviewed by HRinI. Emily is at the forefront of debates on children’s rights and services in Ireland and has been a vocal propenent of a constitutional amendment relating to children’s rights.

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