Working Papers

The CCJHR Legal Research Working Papers series publishes excellent research in the fields of human rights, crime, justice and law. One of the objectives of the CCJHR is to support the dissemination of research in progress. The Working Paper series is peer-reviewed and edited by the CCJHR. Submissions to the Working Papers series are open to UCC academics, PhD students and research fellows. The series also publishes selected ‘best papers’ from the UCC postgraduate community. For further details, contact


Available Working Papers:

CCJHR WPS No 1 Sarah Singer Refugee Exclusion Clauses and Terrorism Dec 2012

CCJHR WPS No 2 Claire Smyth IESCR Optional Protocol and Ireland Dec 2012

CCJHR WPS No 3 Ilona Cairns Feminist Perspective on Criminal Law Reform Dec 2012

CCJHR WPS No 4 Colette Barry Irish Prison Officers June 2013

CCJHR WPS No 5 Sarah Jane Judge Legal Capacity of Children

CCJHR WPS No 6 Hajer Almanea The League of Arab States August 2018

CCJHR WPS No 7 Noemi Magugliani Securisation of Migration August 2018

CCJHR WPS No8 Daisy Nabasitu Child Victims in Ugandan Criminal Justice Sept 2018

CCJHR WPS No 9 Sahara Nankan Rethinking the Right to Water Sept 2018

CCJHR WPS No 10 Shannon Greene Gender, Climate Change & Participation April 2020

CCJHR WPS No 11 Katie Coyle Overturned on Appeal May 2020

CCJHR WPS No 12 Niamh Collins Ireland’s Refugee Deterrence Policies March 2021

CCJHR WPS No 13 Camryn Jung Climate Change and Human Trafficking March 2021

Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Newsletter

CCJHR Newsletter November 2010