Category Archives: Society Announcements

IJS Workshop series line up: Autumn 2014

We are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2014 Autumn series of Irish Jurisprudence Society workshops:

2 October 2014

Professor Michal Alberstein, Bar Ilan University
“From Theories of Formalism to Empirical Studies of Criminal Cases: Measuring Legal Complexity”

 

16 October 2014

Dr Antonia Barragia, State University of Milan

“The Constitutional Courts’ hour has struck? Recent trends in the dialogue between the CJEU and Constitutional Courts”

 

30 October 2014

Dr Eoin O’Dell, Trinity College Dublin

“Freedom of Expression the Rule of Law”

 

13 November 2014

Professor Desmond M Clarke, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, UCC

“Direct and Oblique Intentions”

 

The workshops will run from 7pm to (at the very latest) 9pm in the Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin. Papers will be circulated about one week in advance.

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Spring 2014 Workshop schedule

The line up for the forthcoming series:
20 February 2014
Prof Garrett Barden, ‘The Great Oversight’
6 March 2014

Dr Bebhinn Donnelly, ‘Intention as Intentional Action; Some Implications for Attempts’

20 March 2014
Dr James Gallen, ‘The Circumstances of Transition’


3 April 2014
Dr Liz Heffernan, ‘Theorising Hearsay’
17 April 2014
Dr Eoin Daly, ‘Adjudication and symbolic power in complex societies: Rousseau on judging and lawyering’
1 May 2014

Ms Christine Ryan, ‘Making visible the ‘dissensus’ between the denial of reproductive freedom and the promise of substantive equality’

All take place at School of Law, Trinity College Dublin at 7pm on the Thursday in question.

Workshop – Des Clarke on strict liability – 5 December

The fifth and final of the IJS autumn/winter workshop series will take place in Trinity Law School at 7pm on 5 December 2013. Professor Desmond M Clarke will present his paper:

‘Legal responsibility, mens rea, and strict liability’

Workshop – Niamh Connolly – Justifying unjust enrichment law: the liberty paradox

On 21 November 2013 Dr Niamh Connolly, Trinity College Dublin, will present her paper:‘Justifying unjust enrichment law: the liberty paradox’

The venue will be Room 11, Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin and the workshop will take place from 7pm.

Workshop – Donal Coffey on Constituent Authority – 13 November

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold the third session of its
Autumn/Winter Workshop Series 2013 on Wednesday, 13 November, at 7pm in Trinity College Dublin Law School. (Room 11 in House 39, New Square).

*Please note change of date; apologies for inconvenience.*

Dr Donal Coffey, University of Portsmouth, will present his paper:

HLA Hart’s Rule of Recognition, Constituent Authority, and the British Constitution

Workshop: David Kenny on the proportionality principle

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold the second session of its
Autumn/Winter Workshop Series 2013 on Thursday, 31 October, at 7pm in Trinity
College Dublin Law School. (Room 11 in House 39, New Square; this
building is situated roughly in the centre of Trinity Campus).

Dr David Kenny, Trinity College Dublin, will present
his paper:

‘Something for Everyone: the Protean Nature of the Proportionality Principle in Ireland and Canada’

Workshop – Brian Flanagan – Why Count Votes?

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold the first session of its
Autumn/Winter Workshop Series 2013 on Thursday, 17 October, at 7pm in Trinity
College Dublin Law School. (Room 11 in House 39, New Square; this
building is situated roughly in the centre of Trinity Campus).

Dr Brian Flanagan, NUI Maynooth, will present on
his paper:

‘Why Count Votes?’

The usual format of IJS workshops will apply: presentation on the
paper (up to 40 minutes) followed by discussion.