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Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

Dean Strang, the defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ has taken up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick’s law programmes. Dean has spoken to RTE Radio 1, Clare FM and Limerick Today about his time at UL. Listen to Dean on the… Continue reading Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

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Bar Council of India recognition for UL Law degrees

Brilliant news for our Law students - the School of Law at the University of Limerick has secured recognition of UL Law programmes by the Bar Council of India. UL's School of Law is only the second law school in Ireland to achieve such recognition. The approval process saw a week-long visit of a high… Continue reading Bar Council of India recognition for UL Law degrees

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Brazilian students complete Winter School in Family Law at UL

The School of Law, UL, was delighted to host a group of visiting students from Brazil in January 2018 for a four week “Winter School in Family Law”. The students, who are all studying Law in Maringá, Brazil, studied a wide range of Family Law issues including marriage, divorce, domestic violence, surrogacy, children’s rights and… Continue reading Brazilian students complete Winter School in Family Law at UL

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‘Making A Murderer’ attorney to lecture UL law students

The defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ will take up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick's law programmes. American attorney Dean Strang will deliver lectures over six weeks at UL's School of Law starting on February 10, 2018. Mr Strang provided legal… Continue reading ‘Making A Murderer’ attorney to lecture UL law students

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International Study Exchange Experience at the School of Law, UL

The School of Law was delighted to welcome four Study Exchange students from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to the University of Limerick for the autumn/winter semester 2017/18. The law students (Brooke Haberstock, Kaitlin Kuefler, Matthew Janssen and Meaghan Partridge) studied a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules delivered by the School of… Continue reading International Study Exchange Experience at the School of Law, UL

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Housing Law and Policy Students Graduate from School of Law

On Thursday 25th January, 2018 the School of Law was delighted to welcome back some of its students who undertook its Housing Law and Policy online programme in Autumn/Winter 2017. In a combined initiative between the School of Law, UL and Community Law and Mediation, the programme addressed a range of legal and policy issues in… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy Students Graduate from School of Law

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Live95fm ‘Zero Hours Contracts to be Banned in Most Cases Under New Law’

Joe Nash spoke to Eddie Keane (School of Law) this week about the recently published Bill relating to banning zero hours contracts. The discussion featured the main provisions of the Bill and the difficulties of trying to legislate to protect workers from being exploited. Listen here: www.live95fm.ie/on-air/shows/limerick-today/limerick-today-podcasts/december-2017/limerick-today-zero-hour-contracts-to-be-banned/

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School of Law Names China Internship Winner

The School of Law, University of Limerick, is delighted to announce Ms Niamh Shanahan (4th year Law Plus) as this year’s recipient of the School of Law/CRCC Asia Scholarship to conduct a two-month legal internship in China in summer 2018. Each year, the School of Law supports one student to the tune of €1,750 to… Continue reading School of Law Names China Internship Winner

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Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

Professor Raymond J Friel, as Special Advisor to the UL President on European Policy (with a focus on Brexit) joined the President at a UL Alumni Gathering in London on November 16. This exceptionally well attended event was opened by Dr Des Fitzgerald as UL President who outlined in detail the achievements of the University,… Continue reading Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

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Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan named Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18

Congratulations to Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan (School of Law, University of Limerick), who has been selected by the Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) as a Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18 to visit and conduct research at Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada. The Schulich School of Law is the oldest university-based common law school in… Continue reading Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan named Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18

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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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Mr Justice John Edwards appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland

The School of Law is delighted to announce that Mr Justice John Edwards, a Court of Appeal judge and an Adjunct Professor in the School, has recently been appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI). AJI is a representative organisation for judges, which is primarily concerned with their conditions of work and… Continue reading Mr Justice John Edwards appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland