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Dr. Neville Cox, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin

Neville Cox

Neville Cox

Associate Professor

School of Law
Room 28, House 39
Trinity College, Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 896 1350
Fax: (01) 677 0449
Email: ncox at tcd.ie

Areas of Interest

Comparative Law, Employment Law, Sports Law and Torts

Biography

Neville Cox LL.B., Ph.D. is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and a practising barrister. He is the author of Blasphemy and the Law (2000) and co-author of Sport and the Law (2004). He is also published on a wide variety of topics in law journals and books. He lectures in the areas of tort law, comparative law and sport and the law. He has been a visting professor in the University of San Francisco and in Autumn of 2006 he will be a scholar-in-residence in Washington & Lee University in Virginia. In 2005 he was awarded a Provost's teaching award. He is acting Head of School and Director of the LL.M. degree programmes.

 

Professional Qualifications

Barrister-at-Law, the Honorable Society of the King’s Inns

 

Representations

Co-editor of the Dublin University Law Journal

 

Administrative Functions

  • Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning
  • Director of the LL.M. Programme
  • College Tutor

 

 

Awards and Honours

  • Awarded Provosts Teaching Award, 2005
  • Elected Fellow of Trinity College (FTCD) 2004
  • Awarded a Trinity Trust postgraduate award, 1993-1998
  • Winner of the Julian Prize 1993
  • Winner of the Butterworth law Prize 1990
  • Elected a Scholar of Trinity College 1991

 

Education Details

  • 2004 Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
  • 2002 Called to the Irish Bar
  • 1998 Awarded a PhD
  • 1993 Graduated from TCD in 1993 with a First Class honours LL.B degree examinations
  • 1991 elected a scholar of TCD.
  • 1989 - 1998: Department of Law, TCD.
  • 1975 - 1989: St Andrews College, Blackrock Co. Dublin

 

Employment Details

  • 1996 - to date: Lecturer in Law (modules taught include Legal systems and Methods, Tort Law, Comparative Law, Employment Law, Islamic Law, Introduction to Law for BESS students, Sport and the Law and Medicine and the Law in Trinity College Dublin.
  • 2004 - to date: Practising Barrister
  • Trinity College Law School Director of Research 2004 - to date:
  • Co-Editor Dublin University Law Journal 2003 - to date:
  • Assistant Director TCD LLM (Masters in Law) Programme 2000-2002
  • Director LLM Programme 2002 - to date:
  • College Tutor 1999 - to date:
  • Scholar in Residence at Washington & Lee Law School, Autumn 2006
  • Guest lecturer in John Marshall Law School Chicago, 1998 and in September 2005
  • External Examiner in Constitutional and Administrative Law (NUI Cork) 2002-2004
  • External Examiner in University of Wales (Portobello College) 2003-2003 Merit bar
  • Visiting Professor University of San Francisco August-October, 2000
  • Lecturer on University of Quinnipiac (Dublin) Summer Programme, 1998-date.
  • Lecturer on University of San Francisco (Dublin) Summer Programme, 1997-date
  • Lecturer on University of San Diego (Dublin) Summer Programme, 1999.
  • Faculty member of The National Judicial College of the University of Nevada, 1998.
  • 1993-1996: Tutor in Criminal Law and Law of Equity in Trinity College Dublin.
  • 1995: Tutor in administrative law Trinity College Dublin

 

Memberships /Associations

 

Publications

Books

  • Cox, Neville with Ryan, Des and Corbett, Val, Employment Law in Ireland, Dublin, Clarus Press, 2009, 1 – 1027
  • Cox, Neville, Defamation Law, Dublin, First Law, 2008, 1 - 978
  • Schuster, Alexander with Cox, Neville and Costello, Cathyrn, Sport and the Law, Dublin, First Law, 2007, 1 – 550
  • Eardley, John and Cox, Neville, Annual Review of Employment Law 2006, Dublin, First Law, 2006
  • Eardley, John and Cox, Neville, Annual Review of Employment Law 2005, Dublin, First Law, 2005
  • Cox, Neville, Blasphemy Law, UK, Edwin Mellen Press, 2000, 1 - 236

Chapters:

  • Suing hospitals and health boards, Binchy, William and Craven, Ciaran, Medical Negligence Litigation, Dublin, First Law, 2008, 83 - 109, Cox, Neville
  • Foetal Personhood in Comparative Perspective, Schweppe, Jennifer, The Unborn Child, Article 40.3.3 and Abortion in Ireland: 25 Years of Protection, Dublin, Liffey Press, 2008, vi - 424, Cox, Neville
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2006, Dublin, Round Hall, 2007, 535 - 546, Cox, Neville
  • A Question of Definition, Doyle, Oran and Binchy, William, Committed Relationships and the Law, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2007, 104 - 123, Cox, Neville
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2005, Dublin, Round Hall, 2006, 652 - 665, Cox, Neville
  • School Sports and the Law, Binchy, William and Glendenning, Dympna, Litigation Against Schools: Implications for School Managers, Dublin, First Law, 2005, Cox, Neville
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2004, Dublin, Round Hall, 2005, 449 - 458, Cox, Neville
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2003, Dublin, Round Hall, 2004, Cox, Neville
  • The Language of Constitutional Debate, Binchy, William and Finnegan, Catherine, The Citizenship Referendum: Implications for the Constitution and Hunan Rights, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2004, 91 - 100, Cox, Neville
  • The New Rules Relating to Collateral Benefits, Binchy, William and Craven, Ciaran, The Civil Liability and Courts Act (2004), Dublin, First Law, 2004, 84 - 102, Cox, Neville
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2001, Dublin, Round Hall, 2002, Cox, Neville
  • Cox, Neville, The Common European Law of Torts, Von Barr, Irish Jurist, XXXVI, 2001, 359
    Constitutional Interpretation of Judicial Activism, O'Dell, E,, Leading Cases of the Twentieth Centre, Dublin, Round Hall, 2000, Cox, Neville

Articles

  • Cox, Neville, Recent Developments in Defamation and Breach of Privacy Law, Quarterly Review of Tort Law, 3, 2, 2008
  • Cox, Neville, The Defence of Offer of Amends and the Defamation Bill 2006, Quarterly Review of Tort Law, 2, 4,, 2007
  • Cox, Neville, Employers' Liability for Workplace Stress, Quarterly Review of Tort Law, 1, 2, 2006, 10-
  • Cox, Neville, "Legal Regulation of the Broadcasting of Sporting Events in Europe", Dublin University Law Journal, 2004
  • Cox, Neville, A World Made New, Glendon, Dublin University Law Journal, 26, 2004

Reference Peer Reviewed

  • Cox, Neville, A World Made New, Glendon, Dublin University Law Journal, 26, 2004
  • Cox, Neville, Civil Liability for Violence on the Field of Play, Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 2003
  • Sports Law, Binchy, William and Byrne, Raymond, Annual Review of Irish Law 2002, Dublin, Round Hall, 2003, 443 - 461, Cox, Neville Cox, Neville,
  • Cox, Neville, Legalisation of Drug Use in Sport, International Sports Law Review, November, 2002, 77 - 89
  • Cox, Neville, Sports Governing Bodies and Fair Procedures, Recent Irish Developments, United Kingdom Sport and the Law Journal, 10 (2), 2002, 162 - 172
  • Cox, Neville, Drugs and Doping in Sport, O'Leary, Dublin University Law Journal, 22, 2000, 262
  • Cox, Neville, Passive Judicial Activism, Dublin University Law Journal, 22, 2000, 201 – 207
  • Cox, Neville, Victory with Honour or Victory at All Costs, Dublin University Law Journal, 22, 2000, 19 – 49
  • Cox, Neville, Causation, Responsibility and Fetal Personhood, Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 51 (4), 200, 579 – 596
  • Cox, Neville, Public Figures and Defamation Actions Following the Reynolds Case, Dublin University Law Journal, 21, 1999, 206 – 219
  • Cox, Neville, Breaking the Abortion Deadlock, Breaking the Abortion Deadlock, McDonagh, Eileen, Dublin University Law Journal, 20, 1998, 254
  • Cox, Neville, Breaking the Abortion Deadlock, McDonagh, Eileen, Dublin University Law Journal, 20, 1998, 254
  • Cox, Neville, Prior Restraint and Injunctions in Defamation Cases, Dublin University Law Journal, 20, 1998, 246- 253
  • Cox, Neville, Sacrilege and Sensibility, the Value of Irish Blasphemy Law', Dublin University Law Journal, 19, 1997, 87 - 112

Conference Papers

  • Enforcement of Planning Law (TCD 2005) (Intensive Course on Planning Law)
  • Challenges to Decisions of Planning Authorities (TCD 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • Sports Business and the Law (Irish Law Society, 2005)
  • Primary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • Secondary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2005)
  • Sports Law and Commercial Realities (Beauchamps Solicitors/TCD, 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • Aspects of the Criminal Justice Bill 2004 (TCD, 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • The American Supreme Court and Same Sex Marriage (TCD, 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • Recent Developments in Irish Defamation Law (TCD 2005) (Link to conference page)
  • Primary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2004)
  • Secondary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2004)
  • Defamation and Privacy in a Human Rights Era (TCD 2004)
  • Anti-Doping Policy and the position of the Pharmacist (TCD 2004)
  • Collateral Benefits under the Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (TCD 2004) (Link to conference page)
  • The Future of the Constitutional Rules on Blasphemy’ (TCD 2003)
  • Primary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2003,)
  • Secondary School Sports and the Law (TCD 2003,)
  • Occupiers’ Liability, Liability of Schools and Liability for Sports Injuries – developments in 2002 and 2003 (TCD 2003)
  • Liability in Medical Negligence of General Practitioners, Specialists and Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors (TCD 2003)
  • ‘So why do we ban drugs in Sport?’ at Irish Centre for European Law Sports Law Conference, 2002
  • ‘Recent Developments in the Tort of Defamation’ at TCD Torts Law Conference, 2002.
  • ‘The Equal Status Act’ at TCD Travellers and the Law Conference’, 1997
  • ‘Suing Hospitals and Health Boards’ at TCD Medical Law Conference, 1998 and 2000
  • ‘The impact of the House of Lords decision in Reynolds v. Times Newspapers’ at TCD Media Law Conference, 2000

Book Reviews

  • Review of Glendon ‘A World Made New’ 26 Dublin University Law Journal (2004)
  • Review of Eileen McDonagh ‘Breaking the Abortion Deadlock’ 20 Dublin University Law Journal, (1998), 254
  • Review of O’Leary, Drugs and Doping in Sport, 22 Dublin University Law Journal, (2000) at 262
  • Review of Von Barr, The Common European Law of Torts, XXXVI Irish Jurist, (2001) at 359

 

 

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Last updated 26 August 2011 School of Law (Email).