July 2, 2016

Annual Lecture

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The Annual Lecture of the Hibernian Law Journal 2017 is Checkpoint Cathal – Brexit and the Border.  The Lecture shall consider the legal implications for the island of Ireland following the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw from the European Union, in light of the especial historic and cultural considerations at issue both North and South of “the Border”.  The speakers shall present short addresses to be followed by panel discussion and audience Q&A.

Panel

  • The Hon. Mr Justice Max Barrett, Chair (Judge-in-Residence)
  • Senator Michael McDowell SC
  • Miriam González (Partner, Dechert LLP)
  • Professor Colin Harvey (Queen’s University Belfast)

Details

6:30pm | Education Centre, Law Society of Ireland

Tea and Coffee from 6pm

Refreshments to Follow


Former Lectures


2016    

Climate Change and Legal Disruptionhlj-2016-annual-lecture-poster

Speakers: Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan (Chair), Professor Maria Lee (UCL), Dr Áine Ryall (UCC) and Dr Eloise Scotford (KCL)


2015    

World Wide Web or Wild Wild West? The Rule of Law in a Digitised Society

Speakers: Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan (Chair), Cliona Kimber BL, Dr. Eoin O’Dell (TCD) and Dr. Raphael Cohen-Almagor (Hull)


2014

The Future of the Legal Profession

Speakers: Professor Stephen Gillers (NYU), Professor Alan Paterson (Strathclyde), Professor John Flood (UCD), Mr Justice Michael Peart


2013

Press for Freedom – Legal Friction between Press Freedom and Press Regulation in Modern Society

Speakers: David Leigh (The Guardian), Professor John Horgan (Press Ombudsman), Mr Justice Michael Peart, Vincent Browne


2012

The Future of Defamation in an Online Society

Speakers: Mr Justice Michael Peart, Mr Hugh Mohan SC, Mr Michael Kealey (Solicitor)


2011

The Commercial Court

Speakers: Mr Justice Peter Kelly, Ms Justice Finlay-Geoghegan, Mr Justice Michael Peart


2010

Nationalism, Constitutionalism and the Future of the European Union

Speaker: Professor Sir David Edward


2009

The Three Courts

Speakers: Mr Justice Kevin O’Higgins, Ms Justice Fidelma Macken, Professor Imelda Maher (UCD)


2007

Speaker: Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston


2006

Speakers: Judge Erik Mose, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda & Dr Maurice Manning, President of the Irish Human Rights Commission


2004

Justice John Cooke – Impressions on White Paper

Speakers: Geoffrey Robertson QC, (2004-2005) 5 Hibernian Law Journal 1 and Robert Marshall (Solicitor)


2002

Sanctions and International Law: Connect or Disconnect?

Speakers: Andreas Lowenfeld (NYU), (2003) 4 Hibernian Law Journal 1 and  “Legal Limits to International Sanctions” – Gernot Biehler (TCD), (2003) 4 Hibernian Law Journal 15


2001

The Rule of Law and Judicial Remedies in the European Union

Speakers: Advocate General Francis G. Jacobs, (2002) 3(1) Hibernian Law Journal 1


2000

Post Nice or Anti-Nice? The Debate on Europe’s Constitutional Future after Ireland’s No Vote

Speakers: Professor Gráinne de Búrca (EUI), (2001) 2 Hibernian Law Journal 1, John Rogers SC, Dr. Vincent Power (Solicitor)


1999

The Second Great English Reform of Civil Justice – A Triumph of Hope over Experience

Speakers: Professor Adrian Zuckerman (Oxford), (2000) 1(2) Hibernian Law Journal 178 and Michael McDowell SC, “A Reply to Mr Zuckerman” (2000) 1(2) Hibernian Law Journal 198