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Online seminar will examine judicial education training

31 Aug 2021 / judiciary Print

Online seminar on judicial education and training

An online seminar entitled ‘Judicial Education and Training in Twenty-First Century Ireland: European and International Perspectives’ will take place on Friday 17 September.

The event will run from 10am – 5pm and is beingly organised by:

  • Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL),
  • Whitaker Institute and School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway),
  • School of Law, University of Limerick (UL).

Trauma-informed judging

Topics will include:

  • Judicial education and training in Ireland,
  • Judicial skills and judge craft,
  • Developing judicial skills in Ireland,
  • Trauma-informed judging,
  • Vulnerable persons in court.

Speakers will include:

  • Doireann Ansbro, ICCL,
  • Prof Paul McCutcheon, UL,
  • Dr Rónán Kennedy, NUI Galway,
  • Professor Cheryl Thomas, UCL,
  • Judge Gerard Tangenberg, SSR,
  • Ms Justice Adèle Kent, National Judicial Institute of Canada,
  • Prof Niamh Howlin and Dr Mark Coen, UCD,
  • Dr Rachel Cahill-O'Callaghan, Cardiff University,
  • Dr Jennifer Schweppe and Prof Amanda Haynes, UL,
  • Dr Jane Mulcahy, UL,
  • Saoirse Enright, UL,
  • Tom O’Malley, NUI Galway.

Registration is now open for this event.

Further information and a full schedule will be available shortly.

Enquiries may be directed to: ronan.m.kennedy@nuigalway.ie or to Rónán Kennedy (small picture), Law School, National University of Ireland Galway, at +353-91-495626. 

The event is funded by the Irish Research Council.

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