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Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards gives guest lecture at UL on the European Arrest Warrant

The Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards, Judge of the Court of Appeal and Adjunct Professor in the School of Law ay UL, delivered a guest lecture on ‘The Implications of Recent Decisions of the CJEU for Requests on Foot of European Arrest Warrants for the Surrender of Persons who were Tried In Absentia’, on 2nd… Continue reading Hon. Mr Justice John Edwards gives guest lecture at UL on the European Arrest Warrant

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Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team

Details of the new strategy and the associated Reform and Development Programme for 106 Garda Youth Diversion Projects (GYDPs) located around the country were announced by Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. It will begin with a GYDP Action Research Project that will work with 15 GYDPs across 10 counties over… Continue reading Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team

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Dr Fergal Lynch, Secretary General of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, visits UL

The University of Limerick was pleased to welcome Dr Fergal Lynch, Secretary General of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, last week to discuss the progress of the REPPP project located in the School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr Lynch was accompanied by Assistant Secretary Michelle Shannon and Principal… Continue reading Dr Fergal Lynch, Secretary General of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, visits UL

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Media Commentary on Domestic Abuse

Research on domestic abuse by Dr Susan Leahy (co-director, Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies, University of Limerick) has been included in both the Irish Examiner and the Garda Review in the past week. Her commentary discusses ratification of the Istanbul Convention and the challenges of implementing reforms contained in the Domestic Violence Act 2018,… Continue reading Media Commentary on Domestic Abuse

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Iveagh Fellowship Programme

Congratulations to second year Law and Accounting student, John Healy, who has been awarded an Iveagh Fellowship by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in partnership with Saothar. The Fellowship helps Irish students identify and participate in high-quality internships in international policy organisations that could relate to international development, human rights, and humanitarian work.… Continue reading Iveagh Fellowship Programme

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Research Profile: Dr Lydia Bracken

Dr Lydia Bracken is a lecturer at the School of Law and was recently appointed Assistant Dean Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Lydia is a graduate of UCC (BCL, 2010; LLM, 2011; PhD, 2015) and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns (Barrister-at-Law, 2012).  She… Continue reading Research Profile: Dr Lydia Bracken

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US Guidance Counsellors Visit the School of Law

The School of Law was delighted to host a visit from guidance counsellors from the US on Tuesday 26th February. The event was organised by Niamh Kavanagh in the International Education Office. The counsellors received an interactive tour of the UL campus and the School of Law including a presentation by Professor Shane Kilcommins in… Continue reading US Guidance Counsellors Visit the School of Law

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Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

The School of Law at the University of Limerick was delighted to welcome eighteen senior-ranking members of An Garda Síochána onto the School's newest postgraduate programme - a Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation - on 5th February. Candidates on the 2019 intake of the programme were welcomed to the University of Limerick by Course Director,… Continue reading Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

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Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

Graduate & Professional Studies, in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty, organised a Thesis-in-Three competition for each of the four faculties. Each entrant presented an overview of their research in three minutes using three power point slides in an open forum. The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences heat took place on… Continue reading Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

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Policing Authority Networking Event

Faculty members from Law and Sociology, Dr Alan Cusack, Prof. Séan Redmon, Prof. Eoin Devereux, Dr James Carr and Dr Amanda Haynes attended a Networking Event organised by the Policing Authority at the Aisling Hotel in Dublin on 14th February. The event offered a valuable opportunity to showcase the dynamic research that is currently being… Continue reading Policing Authority Networking Event

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Listen: Is it immoral not to donate organs?

Aoife Finnerty speaks on BBC Radio Ulster about Organ Donation Aoife Finnerty, PhD student in the School of Law, discussed the morality of organ donation on Sunday Sequence (BBC Radio Ulster) with Roisin McAuley on February 24th. Aoife appeared with Dr Elaine Storkey (theologian and sociologist), Dr Brendan McCarthy (medical ethics advisor to the Church… Continue reading Listen: Is it immoral not to donate organs?

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Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project

The School of Law at UL was delighted to welcome Professor Richard L. Roe of Georgetown University Law Centre to Limerick from 28th January to 1st February. Professor Roe was working with Dr Lydia Bracken as part of a Street Law teaching project that she is supervising. As part of this project, six final year… Continue reading Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project