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.

Workshop series line up: Autumn/Winter 2013

Date Speaker Paper
17 October 2013 Dr Brian Flanagan, Lecturer, Dept of Law, NUI Maynooth ‘Why Count Votes?’
31 October 2013 Dr David Kenny, Lecturer, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin ‘Something for everyone: the protean nature of the proportionality principle in Ireland and Canada’
13 November 2013 (edit: date changed) Dr Donal Coffey, Lecturer in Law, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth ‘HLA Hart’s Rule of Recognition, Constituent Authority and the British Constitution’
21 November 2013 Dr Niamh Connolly, Lecturer, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin ‘Justifying unjust enrichment law: the liberty paradox’
5 December 2013 Professor Desmond M Clarke, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University College Cork ‘Legal responsibility, mens rea, and strict liability’

The venue will the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, with workshops taking place at 7pm and papers circulated to IJS members in advance.

Workshop: Sterk on Constitutional Identity

On 9 May 2013, Mr Julien Sterk, Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin will present his paper:

“The Primacy of European Union Law in Ireland: A Question of
Constitutional Identity”

Workshop: Alessio Lo Giudice on the Concept of law in postnational perspective

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold the fifth session of its
Spring Workshop Series 2013 on Thursday, 25 April, at 7pm in Trinity
College Dublin Law School.

Professor Alessio Lo Giudice, University of Catania, will present on
his paper:

‘The Concept of Law in Postnational Perspective’

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Workshop: Barry Sullivan on freedom of information and free speech

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold the fourth session of its Spring Workshop Series 2013 on Thursday, 18 April, 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).
Barry Sullivan, Professor of Law and Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy, Loyola University Chicago, will present on his article:
‘FOIA and the First Amendment: Representative Democracy and the People’s Elusive “Right to Know”’