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Ph.D. Thesis: Executive Power in the Irish Constitutional Order: A Comparative Perspective.
Supervisor: Dr. David Kenny
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Conor Casey is a Ph.D. candidate in the Law School supported by an Ussher Fellowship. Conor's thesis engages in a comparative constitutional analysis of the place of the executive branch in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States; examining the forces and trends which helped facilitate executive predominance in each system. Conor graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 2015 with a first class honours LL.B. degree. During his time in Trinity he was elected a non-foundation scholar. After graduating from Trinity Conor spent a year working as a legal researcher to a Senior Counsel of the Bar of Ireland. During this time, his work focused on the field of constitutional law, European Union law, international environmental law, refugee and asylum law, and European human rights law. In 2017 Conor graduated with an LL.M degree from Yale Law School, where he was awarded a Walter W. Oberreit Memorial Fund Scholarship and a Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship. He takes seminars in Constitutional Law and Legal skills at the School of Law. Conor has had work published on constitutional law and theory in the Irish Jurist, Dublin University Law Journal and International Journal of Constitutional Law. His work has been cited by the Irish Supreme Court and Irish Court of Appeal.
- Matheson Postgraduate Scholarship, 2018.
- Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute Early Career-Researcher, 2018-2019.
- Niall and Barbara McCarthy Bursary, 2018
- Ussher Fellowship, Trinity College Dublin, 2017.
- Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship, Yale Law School, 2016
- Walter W. Oberreit Memorial Fund Scholarship, Yale Law School, 2016.
- Non-foundation scholarship, Trinity College, Dublin, 2013.
- Doctor in Philosophy (Ph.D.) Candidate - Trinity College, Dublin (2017-present)
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) - Yale Law School, (2016-2017)
- Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) - Trinity College, Dublin (2011-2015)
- Seminar Tutor (Constitutional Law I & Foundations of Law), School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin (2017-present).
- Legal Researcher to Ciaran Toland, Senior Counsel, Bar of Ireland (2015-2016).