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UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

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UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner

Dr Alan Cusack, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D. and Dr John Connolly Dr Alan Cusack and Dr John Connolly addressed the Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D., and the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, at a special one-day conference entitled, ‘Policing,… Continue reading UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner

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ICEL Seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport

The International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group (ICEL) at the School of Law hosted a seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport on 11th April. Gareth Farrelly, a former Aston Villa, Bolton Wanderers and Everton player with a number of caps for Ireland, spoke about Dispute Resolution in Professional… Continue reading ICEL Seminar on Dispute Resolution in Sport: Keeping the Courts out of Sport

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BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

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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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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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Aoife Finnerty presents at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference

Aoife Finnerty, a PhD student in the School of Law, presented her paper entitled 'Pregnancy and Irish Law; History, Recent Updates and the Eight' at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law on November 28th in Jerusalem, Israel. Her paper explores the complex relationship between the law… Continue reading Aoife Finnerty presents at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference

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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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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

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Article: Palliative Care as a Human Right

Dr John Lombard (School of Law) has written a blog post for The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Research Blog entitled ‘Palliative Care as a Human Right’: "Palliative care engages a range of human rights including the right of autonomy, bodily integrity, equality, and protection from inhuman or degrading treatment. However, it… Continue reading Article: Palliative Care as a Human Right