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UL research on consent in Irish rape trials discussed in Irish Times

Research by Dr Susan Leahy (School of Law, University of Limerick) on sexual offences was discussed in an article by Conor Gallagher in the Irish Times on Friday, August 17th. The article discusses the introduction of judicial directions on consent in Irish rape trials. Dr Leahy is the author of the book Sexual Offending in Ireland:… Continue reading UL research on consent in Irish rape trials discussed in Irish Times

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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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UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

Professor Antony Pemberton, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, met with one of the Law Plus Advanced Lawyering Project Groups last week. The group are working on a project with OneinFour and their project considers how the trial process can be improved in sexual offence cases to minimise the trauma experienced by victims. Professor Pemberton discussed innovations… Continue reading UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

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Minority Religions Symposium Hosted by School of Law

The School of Law yesterday hosted a symposium entitled: ‘Minority Religions under Irish Law: Islam in National and International Context’. The event, which was organised by Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, drew both national and international experts to discuss issues surrounding the accommodation or integration of minority religions in Ireland with a specific focus on the ever… Continue reading Minority Religions Symposium Hosted by School of Law

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Minority Religions under Irish Law Symposium

Minority Religions under Irish Law Symposium under Irish Law Symposium: Islam in National and International Context 30th November, 2017 (University of Limerick) International Speakers include: Prof. M. Christian Green (Emory University) Prof. Jørgen S. Nielsen (University of Copenhagen) Prof. Oliver Scharbrodt (University of Birmingham) Dr. Samia Bano (SOAS) Convenor: Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, School of Law,… Continue reading Minority Religions under Irish Law Symposium