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UL to host event on adversarialism
Justice Úna Ní Raifeartaigh of the Court of Appeal speaking at DCU

25 Apr 2023 / justice Print

Univerity of Limerick to host adversarialism event

The Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies at the University of Limerick (UL) is hosting an event on Thursday, 22 June 2023 and Friday, 23 June, entitled 'Adversarialism, Participation and Voice in the Criminal Process: International and Comparative Perspectives'. 

The event forms part of Mapping the Changing Face of Cross Examination, a cross-institutional Nottingham Trent and University of Nottingham research project funded by the Nuffield Foundation and hosted by the School of Law at UL.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Lord Beckett (Judge of the Supreme Courts, Scotland),
  • Ms Justice Úna Ní Raifeartaigh (Judge of the Court of Appeal, Ireland),
  • Mr Justice Paul McDermott (Judge of the High Court, Ireland),
  • HHJ Patricia Smyth (Recorder of Belfast), and
  • HHJ Sarah Whitehouse KC (Circuit Judge, England).


Proposal for papers, as well as proposals for panels, are welcome from academics at all career stages, as well as practitioners working within the criminal-justice system.

Titles and abstracts should be submitted to nisan.alici@ntu.ac.uk by Friday, 19 May.

To register for the conference, and for further information, please go online.

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