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Arthur Browne Lecture - Grainne de Burca, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin



Date: Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:00

Venue: Davis Lecture Theatre, Arts Building

“Is EU Anti-Discrimination Law in Decline?”
Professor Gráinne de Búrca
Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

Grainne de BurcaArthur Browne


Arthur Browne, (1756-1805) was appointed to the regius professorship of civil and canon law at Trinity College Dublin in 1785.

He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1783. He was devoted to civil liberties, to the reform of parliament and to the relief of Roman Catholics from legal oppressions. Browne had a successful career at the Bar, becoming a K.C. in 1795 and a bencher of the King's Inns in 1803. He was the last holder of the office of prime serjeant in 1802.

Portrait of Arthur Browne by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, c.1795-1800, oil on canvas; Collection of The University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin. Reproduced with kind permission from The Board of The University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin.