Criminal Law: Practice and Procedure Update Conference
Date: Saturday, 12 October 2013
Venue: Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
About the Conference
This conference, organised by the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin will provide practitioners, academics, researchers and others with an interest in the criminal justice system with a review of recent important developments in criminal law and criminal procedure. The emphasis will be on giving participants a practical update on current themes and emerging trends based on analysis of recent cases, legislation and proposals for reform.
A panel of expert speakers will address relevant subjects including developments in substantive criminal law, draft legislation on DNA evidence, accommodating victims within the criminal justice system, sentencing, and procedural developments.
There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.
CPD Hours/Points: 2.5
Speakers and Chair
Professor Ivana Bacik is Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity College Dublin and since 2007 has been a Senator for Dublin University.
Professor Hilary Biehler is Head of School at Trinity College Dublin where she lectures in Equity and Administrative Law.
Dr Yvonne Daly in Criminal Law and the Law of Evidence at Dublin City University.
Dr. Liz Heffernan is an Associate Professor and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. She lectures in Evidence and international Criminal Evidence.Professor Shane Kilcommins lectures in evidence law, jurisprudence, penology and employment law at Univerity College Cork.
Mr. David O’Dwyer, Senior Consultant, Regulatory Advisory Services at Grant Thornton
Tom O’Malley is a barrister and a Senior Lecturer in Law at NUI, Galway where he teaches Administrative Law, Evidence, Sentencing Law, and Criminal Procedure.
Dr David Prendergas is a lecturer in Criminal law and Theoretical and Comparative Criminal Law and Legal Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin.<>
Opening and Welcome by the Chairperson, Professor Liz Heffernan
The New Draft DNA Legislation
Criminal Procedure - Recent Developments
Dr. Yvonne Daly
Criminal Law - Recent Developments in Defences
Dr. David Prendergast
Sentencing White-Collar Offenders: Problems and Principles
Mr. Tom O'Malley BL
Accommodating Victims of Crime with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System
Professor Shane Kilcommins
Panel Discussion and Questions
Speakers include Professor Hilary Biehler on proposed new Court of Appeal and Professor Ivana Bacik on legislative developments.
The right to substitute and rearrange lecture(rs)s is reserved.
Reservations and Fees
150 euro per person
Group Rates (Euro): 270 for 2; 385 for 3; 480 for 4 and 560 for 5
Reduced Rates (Euro)*: 120
Members Rates (Euro)**:
* for barristers of five years standing or less and trainee solicitors.
** for members of the TCD CPD Conference Programme.
Fees inclusive of tea/coffee and lecture materials
All Cheques should be made payable to TCD No. 1 Account and returned to the address below
Please complete the booking form and return to:
CPD Conference Programmes, School of Law,
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