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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

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Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

Paul Bradfield delivered a guest lecture titled “Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda” on the 11th February, to LL.M. /M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice students, and staff in the School of Law and Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies. Paul delivered a very interesting and informative lecture on the… Continue reading Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

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A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

The School of Law’s Internal Moot Court Competition, sponsored by A&L Goodbody solicitors, took place on 6th-7th February 2019. The preliminary rounds were judged by Sinead Eaton, Hope Davidson, Dr Margaret Fitzgerald O'Reilly, Eoin Quill, Professor Paul McCutcheon, and Dr Norah Burns. All judges commented on the high standard of mooting displayed by students throughout… Continue reading A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

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Students win Contract Law prizes, sponsored by Matheson Solicitors

UL Law students Erica McMorrow and Jatinder Virdi were the successful students this year in the Contract Law prizes sponsored by Matheson Solicitors. These two students won first and second prizes for their stellar performance in Contract law over the last academic year. Matheson Solicitors, headquartered in Dublin but with offices in North America, and… Continue reading Students win Contract Law prizes, sponsored by Matheson Solicitors

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AI software provider Neota Logic and McCann FitzGerald announce partnership with the University of Limerick

AI software provider, Neota Logic and leading law firm, McCann FitzGerald have announced a partnership with the University of Limerick to deliver the first-ever third-level legal tech course from spring 2019. In what is a first for the legal industry and legal education in Ireland, students will have the opportunity to learn how to design,… Continue reading AI software provider Neota Logic and McCann FitzGerald announce partnership with the University of Limerick

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New Law Library at the University of Limerick

The University of Limerick recently unveiled the dynamic and inspiring new Glucksman Library, designed to transform the Library and the University for scholarship in a digital age. The dynamic new library, which was overseen by Director Dr Gobnait O’Riordan, has been dramatically reimagined and extended with a sequence of interlinked, handsome, well-lit and beautifully proportioned… Continue reading New Law Library at the University of Limerick