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News & Events


Professor Colm O’Cinneide appointed specialist legal adviser to the Women and Equalities Committee of the House of Commons

2 December 2016

The Investigatory Powers Act: The Official Entrenchment of Far-Reaching Surveillance Powers


A Personal Perspective of the WTO Trade Disputes Settlement: Achievements and Challenges

1 December 2016

Researching the effects of international criminal justice in Africa

7 Dec 2016, 18:00 - 19:00, followed by a reception

Rebalancing Empowerment and Protection: Evolving Legal Frameworks for Impaired Capacity

8 Dec 2016, 18:00 - 19:00

Has Montgomery Administered the Last Rites to Therapeutic Privilege? A Diagnosis and a Prognosis

19 Jan 2017, 18:00 - 19:00