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”’

 

Workshop: Andrea Mulligan on the non identity problem

The Irish Jurisprudence Society will hold its third session of the Spring Workshop Series 2013 on 11 April at 7pm in Trinity College Dublin Law School.
Ms Andrea Mulligan, Adjunct Lecturer and PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin will present on her paper:
‘The Non-Identity Problem and the Best Interests of Future Children in Assisted Reproduction’
The usual format of IJS workshops will apply: presentation on the
paper (up to 40 minutes) followed by discussion.

Workshop: Eoin Daly

The second of the Irish Jurisprudence Society’s Spring Workshops 2013
will take place Thursday, 28 March 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 Eoin Daly, University College Dublin, will present his paper:

‘A republican defence of the constitutional referendum’

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

Workshop: Declan O’Keeffe

The first of the Irish Jurisprudence Society’s Spring
2013 Workshops will take place on Thursday, 14 March 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 and is marked on the
map here: http://www.tcd.ie/Maps/map.php?q=House%2039).

Dr Declan O’Keeffe will present on his paper:

‘The Common Good in Irish Law’

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

Spring 2013 workshop series line up

The Spring series line up of IJS workshops is:

14 March 2013
Declan O’Keeffe, ‘The common good in Irish law’

28 March 2013
Eoin Daly, ‘Reappraising the political virtues of the constitutional referendum’

11 April 2013
Andrea Mulligan, ‘The Non-Identity Problem and the Best Interests of Future Children in Assisted Reproduction’

18 April 2013
Barry Sullivan, ‘FOIA and the First Amendment: Representative Democracy and the People’s Elusive “Right to Know”’

25 April 2013
Alessio Lo Giudice, ‘Democracy without Foundations. From Social Contract to Bargaining of Interests’

9 May 2013
Julien Sterck, ‘The Primacy of European Union Law in Ireland: A Question of Constitutional Identity’

The workshops will run from 7pm up to 9pm at the latest in the Law School, House 39, Trinity College. Papers will be circulated about 7 days in advance.

Autumn/Winter 2012 workshop series line up

The schedule of workshops is as follows:

Thursday 25 October – Oran Doyle, “Constitutions, Conventions and
Ultimate Rules of Recognition”
Thursday 8 November – Gerard Downey, “The Legal Theory Surrounding
Definition; Religion and Religious Expression”
Thursday 22 November – John Danaher, “The Normativity of Semantic
Originalism: A Speech Act Analysis”
Thursday 6 December – Tom Hickey, “Responsible Government and the
Distribution of Political Power: Lessons from Ireland”

The workshops will run from 7pm to 9pm in the Law School, House 39,
Trinity College.

Philip Pettit to give IJS lecture

IJS Public Lecture 2012

The Irish Jurisprudence Society in association with School of Law, Trinity College Dublin presents a public lecture by  Professor Philip Pettit, Princeton University:

‘The Responsibilities and Rights of Corporations’

to be chaired by Dr Iseult Honohan, UCD School of Politics and International Relations

Pettit IJS lecture poster

This lecture will take place at 7.30pm on 27 June 2012 in the Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. It is free to attend and open to all. No advance registration is required.

Renowned philosopher Philip Pettit is currently the Laurance S Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. His books include The Common Mind, Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government and, with Christian List, Group Agency. Professor Pettit is from Ballygar, Co Galway, near Roscommon town, and studied at NUI Maynooth and UCD. He has taught philosophy around the world, including at Cambridge University and Australian National University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Workshop: Padraig McAuliffe

On 10 May 2012 Dr Padraig McAuliffe, Law School, University of Dundee will present his paper
‘Parallel Conversations: Why Peace-Builders and Transitional Justice
Practitioners Mean Different Things When they Talk about the Rule of
Law.’

The workshop will take place from 7pm on 10 May in The Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin.

Workshop: Brian O'Beirne

On 26 April 2012 Brian O’Beirne, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin will present his paper ‘On the vanity of normative legal positivism’

The venue will be Room 11 in the School of Law, House 39, TCD and the workshop will start from 7pm.

Workshop: Alan Brady

On 12 April 2012, 7pm in House 39, TCD, Dr Alan DP Brady, School of Law, Trinity
College Dublin,  will present his paper:

‘Honesty is the Best Policy: Human Rights Norms, Epistemological
Uncertainty and Political Choices in Adjudication’