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Criminal justice agencies examine how to balance rights in sexual offences

28 May 2019 / justice Print

Weighing the balance rights in sexual offences

The sixth Annual Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference will take place on Tuesday, 4 June, in the Conference Centre, Upper Yard, Dublin Castle.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Sexual Offences: The Challenge of Balancing Rights in the Criminal Justice System'.

This one-day conference is a collaboration of the Department of Justice and Equality, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Irish Prison Service, the Irish Youth Justice Service (IYJS), An Garda Síochána, The Probation Service, and the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD).


The lead partner for 2019 is the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and DPP Claire Loftus.

This conference will appeal to policy makers, those working in government agencies, professionals, practitioners, academics and those involved in community and civil society groups from a wide range of disciplines within the Criminal Justice System.