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Workshop: Eoin Daly

The second workshop in the Winter series 2011 of the IJS is on 17 November 2011 at 7pm in Trinity Law School (House 39, New Square, Trinity College).

Dr Eoin Daly,  Lecturer in Law, DCU, will present:

‘Austerity as a source of stability in republican theory: autarky and affective
constitutionalism in Rousseau’s Constitutional Project for Corsica’

Workshop: David Kenny

The Autumn/Winter workshop series 2011 will commence on 3 November 2011 at 7pm in Trinity Law School (House 39 in Trinity) with Mr David Kenny, Adjunct lecturer and PhD Candidate at Trinity College presenting his paper:

‘The Theoretical Foundations of Standards of Review for Rights Limitations’

 

 

Winter Workshop Series 2011

The line up for the forthcoming Winter workshop series 2011 of the
Irish Jurisprudence Society is below. Workshops will take place from
7pm until, at the latest, 9pm in Room 11 in the Law School, House 39,
Trinity College Dublin.

The speakers and provisional paper titles:

3 November
Mr David Kenny, Trinity College Dublin
‘The Theoretical Foundations of Standards of Review for Rights Limitations’

17 November
Dr Eoin Daly, Dublin City University
‘Rousseau’s Corsican Constitution’

1 December
Mr David Prendergast, Trinity College Dublin
‘Democracy, constitutionalism and the judicial role in constitutional
change’

15 December
Mr Ronan Sheehan, Writer and lawyer
‘Downloading the Book of Kells: a view of Irish Copyright’

Workshops will follow the usual format of up to 40 minutes for
presentation followed by discussion.

Workshop: Cathal Curran

The final session of the IJS Spring Workshop Series 2011 is on
Thursday, 26 May at 7pm in Trinity College Dublin Law School (Room 11
in House 39).

Cathal Curran, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin will present his paper:

“Does Dworkin’s ‘Rights Conception’ of The Rule of Law Amount to a
Persuasive Substantive Reading of the Ideal?”

The session will follow the usual format of IJS workshops. That is,
presentation of the paper (up to 40 minutes) followed by discussion.

Workshop: Maria Olenik

On 19 May 2011, Maria Oleinik, PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin, will present her paper:
‘Integrity as coherence and why it is not a coherent method of adjudication’

Venue is the Law School, House 39, Trinity College Dublin. Workshop takes place from 7pm.

* * * Please note the change of date from which this workshop was previously scheduled. It will take place on 19 May 2011, not 12 May 2011. * * *

Workshop: Eoin Daly

On Thursday, 14 April Dr Eoin Daly, Lecturer in the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University, presented his paper:

“The ambiguous reach of constitutional secularism in republican
thought: revisiting the idea of laïcité and political liberalism as
alternatives”

Workshop: Roslyn Fuller

On 3 March 2011 Dr Roslyn Fuller will present her paper:
‘Democracy: Straightening the Circular Logic of an Undefined Legal Term’

This workshop will take place in the usual format (40 minutes presentation, followed by discussion) in the usual venue of Room 11 in the Law School, House 39, Trinity College. Workshop commences from 7pm.

Spring Workshop Series 2011 line up

3 March 2011
Dr. Roslyn Fuller, Trinity College Dublin
‘Democracy: Straightening the Circular Logic of an Undefined Legal Term’

31 March 2011
Prof. Desmond Clarke, formerly of University College Cork
‘Judicial Reasoning: Logic, Authority, and the Rule of Law’

14 April 2011
Dr. Eoin Daly, Dublin City University
‘Revisiting the idea of Laïcité and Political Liberalism as alternatives’

12 May 2011 (* * * Please note: this workshop has been changed to take place on 19 May 2011*)
Maria Oleinik, PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin
‘Integrity as coherence and why it is not a coherent method of adjudication’

26 May 2011
Cathal Curran, PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin
‘Dworkin’s substantive conception of the rule of law’

Papers will be circulated several days before they are to be
presented. All workshops take place in the Law School at TCD (House 39,
which is roughly at the centre of Trinity campus). Workshops commence at
7pm.

Call for Papers: Spring Workshop Series 2011

This is a call for papers for the Irish Jurisprudence Society’s
Spring Workshop Series 2011.

The workshops will follow the usual IJS workshop format: the workshop
paper is circulated in advance; at the workshop, the author has up to
40 minutes to present their paper, which is followed by an hour or so
of discussion.

The venue for these workshops will be the Law School at Trinity
College Dublin. The time will be 7pm on Thursdays. The dates for
individual workshops are flexible and will be worked out with
speakers.

If you would like to present at a workshop please send an email to IrishJurisprudenceSociety [at] gmail.com
with a provisional title and a short abstract as soon as you can.
Papers can be on any topic in legal theory in the wide sense of that
phrase. See here for details of past workshops. Inter-disciplinary work is especially
welcome.

IJS Symposium on Law and Justice in Community

To mark the publication by Oxford University Press of Garrett Barden
and Tim Murphy, Law and Justice in Community
, the Irish Jurisprudence Society is
organising an international symposium in Trinity College, Dublin on
Saturday 5 February 2011. The symposium is generously supported by the
Frances E Moran Trust. The full schedule for the symposium and booking details are available here.