Law and the Environment Conference 2011
Thursday, 7th April 2-11
Cohabitation and Civil Partnership, The New Law in Practice Seminar
Thursday, 20th October 2011
European Union Law in Practice
Friday, 21st October 2011
Enforcing European Union Environmental Law 2011
Friday 25th November 2011
5th Annual Criminal Law Conference
Different Approaches, Same Justice?
Lessons to be learned across the White/Blue Collar Divide
Dr. Vincent Power, Adjunct Professor of Law, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture at University College Cork on Wednesday 23rd February at the Brookfield Health Sciences Complex Lecture Theatre G02 at 6.30 p.m.
The Lecture is entitled Competition Law: Reflections and New Directions and the event will be chaired by the Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Clarke, Judge of the High Court.
Four final year law students participated in the Law Department Annual Moot Court Competition on Monday, February 21st 2011 before the Honourable Mr. Justice Kevin Feeney at the Courthouse on Washington Street. The legal issues before the court related to the right to education and the right to religious freedom of a group of Muslim children seeking access to primary school education in Ireland.
The 5th Annual Criminal Justice and Human Rights Lecture will be delivered by Professor Sir Adam Roberts President of the British Academy and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford University on “The Fate of the Civilian in War”.
The 5th Annual Criminal Justice and Human Rights Lecture took place on Thursday March 10th 2011. The lecture titled “The Fate of the Civilian in War” was delivered by Professor Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford University.
Law and the Environment conference 2011
The Law and the Environment conference was held on Thursday, 7th April at University College Cork. This annual event, now in its 9th year, caters to a wide range of professionals, including the legal professions, policy-makers, regulators, environmental interest groups, local authorities, environmental consultants, industry, and environmental service providers. It provides an opportunity for the dissemination of information on the latest legislative and judicial developments, research results and evolving best practice in the areas of Environmental Law, Planning Law and Natural Resources Law. It also provides a truly unique forum for the exchange of ideas among key figures and stakeholders on all sides of the environmental protection debate.
This year’s conference included specialist sessions on such areas as Nature Conservation / Biodiversity Law, Developments in Irish Planning Law, Access to Environmental Justice, Contemporary Issues in EU Environmental Law, and Current Issues in Irish Environmental Law and Policy.
Papers are available below