The Irish Supreme Court Review (ISCR), hosted by the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, and sponsored by Pinsent Masons, is a forum for in-depth analysis of the functions and jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of Ireland.
The second annual ISCR conference will be held on Saturday 12 October 2018 in Trinity College Dublin.
All are welcome to attend; the fee (inclusive of materials, tea & coffee breaks, and light lunch) is €35.00, or €15:00 (concession for students, pensioners and the unwaged); and registration is essential (via here or here).
09:00 Registration: Edmund Burke Lecture Theatre, Room 1008, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin (map)
09:30 Keynote: Chair: Mark Bell (Regius Professor of Law, and Head of the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin)
Imelda Maher (Sutherland Professor of European Law, and Dean of Law, University College Dublin) “The Supreme Court’s Treatment of EU Law”
10:30 Tea & coffee
11:00 Panel 1: Chair: Mary Finlay Geoghegan (Judge of the Supreme Court, 2017 to 2019)
Noel McGrath (University College Dublin) ACC Loan Management v Rickard  IESC 29 (09 May 2019)
Fiona de Londras (University of Birmingham) P v Minister for Justice and Equality  IESC 47 (31 May 2019)
Des Ryan (Trinity College Dublin) Nano Nagle School v Daly  IESC 63 (31 July 2019)
Áine Ryall (University College Cork) Data Centres, Masterplans and Environmental Assessment Obligations: Fitzpatrick v An Bord Pleanála  IESC 60 (05 December 2018) and  IESC 23 (11 April 2019)
12:30 Light Lunch
13:30 Panel 2: Chair: Iseult O’Malley (Judge of the Supreme Court)
Liz Heffernan (Trinity College Dublin) Statutory Presumptions Affecting the Burden of Proof: Director of Public Prosecutions v Forsey  IESC 55 (08 November 2018)
Mark Coen (University College Dublin Sweeney v Ireland  IESC 39 (28 May 2019)
David Prendergast (Trinity College Dublin) Director of Public Prosecutions v Brown  IESC 67 (21 December 2018)
14:45 Tea & coffee
15:00 Panel 3: Chair: to be confirmed
Fergus Ryan (Maynooth University) P v Judges of the Circuit Court  IESC 26 (30 April 2019)
Brian Murray SC (Law Library, Dublin) Kerins v McGuinness  IESC 11 (27 February 2019), O’Brien v Clerk of Dáil Éireann  IESC 12 (05 March 2019), and Kerins v McGuinness  IESC 42 (29 May 2019)
16:15 Closing Remarks: Ann Henry (Partner, Pinsent Masons, Dublin)
All are welcome to attend; the fee (inclusive of materials, tea & coffee breaks, and light lunch) is €35.00, or €15:00 (concession for students, pensioners and the unwaged); and registration is essential (via here or here). The ISCR reserves the right to make changes to the draft schedule above. 5 CPD points will be available. There is more information here and here.
The proceedings of the 2018 conference were published as the first annual ISCR journal by Clarus Press on behalf of the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin; and copies will be available for purchase at the conference. The proceedings of this year’s conference will be published by Clarus Press early next year.
You can contact the ISCR by email or follow on Twitter at #ISCR19 and @_ISCR.