The Criminal Litigation Update seminar is presented in partnership with Law Society Skillet, Law Society Criminal Law Committee and the DSBA. The aim of this seminar is to examine the recent developments in criminal litigation legislation and case law...
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The Criminal Litigation Update seminar is presented in partnership with Law Society Skillet, Law Society Criminal Law Committee and the DSBA.
Aim and Objectives
The aim of this seminar is to examine the recent developments in criminal litigation legislation and case law. Criminal litigation practitioners have designed this seminar to ensure that practitioners are provided with advice and guidance in relation to the most significant changes in this practice area. A distinguished panel will address all questions and issues arising during this seminar.
Chairman’s Opening Remarks: Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions
Topics and Issues to be discussed
Dara Robinson, Sheehan & Partners
- Recent high profile judgments
- Practical Implications for Practitioners and Clients
Road Traffic Offences – Watching Brief
Vincent Deane, State Solicitor, Mayo
- Legislation overview 2012
District Court Rules: A Practitioner’s Guide
Shalom Binchy, Shalom Binchy & Co
Robert Purcell, ME Hanahoe
Frank Cassidy, Court of Criminal Appeal & Bail Section, Office of the DPP
- Damache -v- DPP – the aftermath
- The Exclusionary Rule
Conor MacGuill, MacGuill & Co.
- Legislation Overview
- Recent Decisions
Chairman’s Closing remarks Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions
*Applicable to Law Society Skillnet members
Please note elements of this programme may be subject to change
The Law Society Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
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