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Open Day

Open Day - Saturday 9 December 2017

TCD Open Day takes place this Saturday.  Please come and visit us in the Public Theatre from 9:30 - 3:00 pm.  Staff and students will be happy to meet you and answer any questions you might have.  Presentations about our four undergraduate degree programmes will take place at 12:30 (Main Hall, Sports Centre) and again at 14:40 (Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building).  For more information on the College Open Day, please visit their site and/or download the app.

School Kids

Litigation Against Schools: The Contemporary Challenges for School Management / Conference, Saturday, 2 December 2017

School management today is faced with several challenges. Technology brings dangers as well as benefits. Legislation requires schools to deliver several policies, each of them excellent in isolation, but difficult to accomplish in combination. Courts and tribunals scrutinise procedures to ensure that school management complies with the requirements of health and safety, the duty of care, due process and equality. The task is not impossible but it certainly is demanding.  


Conundrums, options and ironies in Brexit law, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love Article 50 - Guest Lecture

Dr Kieran Bradley, Special Adviser to the EU Court of Justice on Brexit and staff matters, and Adjunct Professor, Trinity College Dublin will deliver a guest lecture on Monday, 4 December 2017 at 3:30 - 4:30 pm in Room 2.03, Áras an Phiarsaigh.


Cass Sunstein - TCLR

Professor Cass Sunstein speaks to the Trinity College Law Review, Friday, 10 November 2017

The Trinity College Law Review is delighted to welcome Cass Sunstein on the 10th of November. Cass Sunstein is a renowned Harvard law professor, specializing in constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law and behavioral economics. From 2009 - 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Sunstein is also the founder and director of the program on Behavioural Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. He has been involved with law reform and the writing of constitutions in many nations, including Ukraine, Poland, China, South Africa and Russia. He has been Samuel Rubin Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia. He was a faculty member at the University of Chicago Law School from 1981 to 2008.

Denham Fellowship

The Denham Fellowship

The Denham Fellowship, named after The Hon. Mrs. Justice Susan Denham, former Chief Justice, assists two aspiring barristers annually who come from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to gain access to professional legal education at the King’s Inns and professional practice at the Law Library.

Gradlink Mentoring Programme

Gradlink Mentoring Programme - Call for Mentors

The School of Law would like to invite alumni to consider participating in our GradLink Mentoring Programme for Law 2017-18. The programme aims to develop current students’ knowledge of the labour market and career paths, through supportive career learning relationships with alumni mentors working in a range of career areas. Students benefit enormously from the exchange of ideas with alumni and the programme also helps to develop their confidence and social skills. 

Giuseppe Mazziotti

Professor Giuseppe Mazziotti presents at the Jean Monnet Center, New York University School of Law

The Jean Monnet Center at the New York University School of Law will host Professor Giuseppe Mazziotti on 11th of October 2017. Dr Mazziotti will present at the lunch time event his work on “Allowing Online Content to Cross Borders: Europe’s Quest for a Digital Single Market.”
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