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CCJHR Conference 28 March 2014: Marriage Equality, Relationship Recognition and Non-Discrimination: Securing Equality and Rights?

CCJHR Conference 28 March 2014: Marriage Equality, Relationship Recognition and Non-Discrimination: Securing Equality and Rights?

The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights is hosting a conference: Marriage Equality, Relationship Recognition and Non-Discrimination: Securing Equality and Rights? on Friday, March 28th 2014 from 11am to 5pm. Venue: Brookfield Health Sciences, BHSC Room GO1 , Brookfield Health Sciences Complex (BHSC) is located on the western side of the main UCC campus (see(…)

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,(…)

Conference: Racism and Hate Crime in Ireland, 4 October 2013

Conference: Racism and Hate Crime in Ireland, 4 October 2013

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre,  in conjunction with the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, University College Cork, are hosting a one day conference on 4th October, 2013, Racism and Hate Crime in Ireland. The conference aims to promote an open dialogue, examining the effectiveness or otherwise of our current legislative and policy(…)

Children’s Rights to Healthcare and Healthcare Services Conference, June 6th, UCC

On June 6th the Faculty of Law and the School of Nursing and Midwifery at University College Cork will host a conference on Children’s Rights to Healthcare and Healthcare Services. Speakers include the Ombudsman for Children Emily Logan, Professor Johnathan Hourihane of UCC, Dr Elspeth Webb, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Reader in Child Health at(…)

CCJHR Conference (UCC): Reforming Abortion Law Comparative Perspectives 22 March 2013

On March 22 2013, the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, Faculty of Law, UCC will host a conference on Reforming Abortion Law: Comparative Perspectives. This event is part of the Gender, Law and Sexuality research initiative in the Faculty of Law, supported by the Irish Research Council and Dean of Law Strategic Fund. Convened by(…)

Maeve O'Rourke (Justice for Magdalenes) at UCC today

Maeve O’Rourke Barrister and member of the Justice for Magdalenes Advisory Commitee will be speaking today at University College Cork on the topic  “Justice for Magdalenes: Pursuing Human Rights Claims.” The seminar is organised as part of the LLM in Human Rights Law and Public Policy and the MA in Women’s Studies, UCC. Maeve has(…)

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 Conclusion

Aoife Nolan is Professor of International Human Rights Law in University of Nottingham. Liam Thornton is a lecturer in law and director of clinical legal education in University College Dublin. Aoife and Liam are organising Human Rights in Ireland’s contribution to the debate on Article 42A, the Children’s Amendment. It is important that clear, accessible(…)

Legal Analysis of the Children's Referendum: Article 42A.4.2

Dr Aisling Parkes is a lecturer in law in the Faculty of Law, University College Cork. Proposed Article 42A.4.2 provides: Provision shall be made by law for securing, as far as practicable, that in all proceedings referred to in subsection 1 (all proceedings brought by the State…for the purpose of preventing the safety and welfare(…)

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