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Online Law of Evidence module open to all at the University of Limerick

The School of Law at the University of Limerick is pleased to offer a Law of Evidence module for 12 weeks starting in September 2018. This module is open to everyone, and can be taken as a standalone link-in module, called a University Certificate of Study. The Law of Evidence is the means by which… Continue reading Online Law of Evidence module open to all at the University of Limerick

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FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

We are delighted to congratulate this year’s winner of UL’s institutional award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the outstanding quality of Kathryn’s teaching, her commitment to innovation and curriculum development and to professional development. Over her… Continue reading FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

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UL law researcher briefs Minister for Justice on vulnerable witnesses in criminal proceedings

Dr Alan Cusack (School of Law, UL), Dr Conor Hanly (NUIG), and representatives from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland, Inclusion Ireland, CARI, the National Advocacy Service and members of the Bar Council of Ireland met with the Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan at the Department of Justice and Equality, on 23rd April 2018. The meeting was… Continue reading UL law researcher briefs Minister for Justice on vulnerable witnesses in criminal proceedings

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Opinion: Women in horseracing

Laura Donnellan’s (School of Law) opinion piece discusses the recent retirement of Katie Walsh and the involvement of women in horseracing dating back to the latter part of the nineteenth century. The role and contribution of women in racing has become increasingly publicised. The amount of news coverage that Walsh’s retirement has generated is testament… Continue reading Opinion: Women in horseracing

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Applications open for Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice

The School of Law is now inviting applications for the next intake of the level 8 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice is a two-year, part-time, blended learning programme specifically designed for those who have completed the level 7 BA in Applied… Continue reading Applications open for Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice

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UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched

Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology), co-directors of the Hate and Hostility Research Group, launched one of four outputs of their 2015-2017 research on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system, which was funded by EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. The Report, co-authored by Schweppe and… Continue reading UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched

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FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in the Faculty heat of UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition this afternoon. Organised by  the Graduate School at the University of Limerick, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research at UL. Dr Ann Ledwith, Dean… Continue reading FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition

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UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station

Students on the LL.M./M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice master’s programme visited Henry Street Garda Station on Wednesday 18th April for an educational tour. Accompanied by Course Director Dr Ger Coffey, our students were given a tour of the station by Garda Sharon Ivory which included the reception area for prisoners, interview rooms, custody suite, communications… Continue reading UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station

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Dr Alan Cusack contributes to landmark report on vulnerable witnesses

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland published a report entitled, ‘Hearing Every Voice - Towards a New Strategy on Vulnerable Witnesses in Legal Proceedings’ on Monday, 10 April 2018. The report, which took over a year to complete, was prepared by a ‘Vulnerable Witnesses Multi-Agency Group’ convened by Caroline Counihan of the Rape Crisis Network. Dr Alan… Continue reading Dr Alan Cusack contributes to landmark report on vulnerable witnesses

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Scholarships for Postgraduates 2018

Are you planning a PhD, or thinking of pursuing a taught postgraduate course? The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries and Fee Waivers to MA and PhD candidates for September 2018. For full details please visit: https://ahss.blog/scholarships/

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Roma Rights seminar held at UL

The School of Law held a Roma Rights Seminar this week, convened by Dr Norah Burns. The seminar featured presentations from students in the UL Engage Roma Rights Practicum, supervised by Dr Burns. Four fourth year Law Plus students: Jack Ryan, Susan Gleeson, Evana Lyons and Patrick Brennan presented their reports based on the recently… Continue reading Roma Rights seminar held at UL

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VIDEO: My UL story – Colleen Kelly (Master of Laws LLM General)

Colleen Kelly is a postgraduate student at the University of Limerick studying the Master of Laws LLM General. Colleen came to Limerick via Pennslyvania and the UK. Here she has found a second home and a future career in UL. She discusses her studies and the supports she receives as an international student at UL… Continue reading VIDEO: My UL story – Colleen Kelly (Master of Laws LLM General)