In September 2021, four researchers from the Maynooth University Department of Law – Dr. Ian Marder (Assistant Professor in Criminology), Magali Lapouge (Research Assistant), Dr. Joe Garrihy (Assistant Professor in Criminology) and Dr Avril Brandon (Assistant Professor in Criminology) published a new article in the (open access) Prison Service Journal.
Date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Hubert Smekal joins the Department of Law, Maynooth University after working as an Assistant Professor and a Senior Researcher for the last 16 years at Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia. Hubert studied Law and European studies in Brno and Bologna. His research focuses on the interplay between law and politics, especially concerning the EU, courts and human rights issues. Hubert was awarded a year-long Fulbright Post-Doc Research Fellowship (2010–2011), which he spent studying courts and judicial politics at UC Berkeley.
Date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Dr Aisling McMahon & Dr Edana Richardson presented their research on the role of shareholders and corporate decision-making over patented health-technologies at the Society of Legal Scholars Conference
On 3rd September 2021, Dr Aisling McMahon & Dr Edana Richardson presented a paper at the international Society of Legal Scholars conference 2021. Their paper was entitled ‘Patents, Corporate Decision-Making and Shareholders’ and was presented at a panel on Intellectual Property - Innovation and health crises.
Date: Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Dr Garrihy’s article, “‘That Doesn’t Leave You’: Psychological Dirt and Taint in Prison Officers’ Occupational Cultures and Identities”, has been published in the British Journal of Criminology .
Date: Monday, 06 September 2021
On 2 September, Dr Amina Adanan co-presented a paper entitled ‘Passing the baton of international justice: The ICC and Universal Jurisdiction’ with Dr Mark Chadwick of Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.
Date: Friday, 03 September 2021
Dr Avril Brandon has co-published a chapter based on her postdoctoral research.
Date: Tuesday, 31 August 2021
We are delighted to announce that we are launching a short free online course on the topic of 'Law & Society in Ireland'. The course explores how law affects our everyday lives and how it can be used to promote equality and human rights.
Date: Tuesday, 24 August 2021
The Department of Law is delighted to extend a virtual welcome to Ms Jagoda Frost, who is currently researching pathways to earning legal professional qualifications in selected jurisdictions outside of Ireland.
Date: Monday, 23 August 2021
A collection of articles making the most impact in The Industrial Law Journal includes two pieces by The Department of Law academic staff
The Industrial Law Journal has curated a collection of articles making the most impact to mark the release of the latest Journal Citation Reports™ from Clarivate, 2021.
Date: Thursday, 12 August 2021
Dr Yağmur Hortoğlu has joined the Department of Law as an Assistant Professor in Private Law. Her current research focuses primarily on arbitration law and private international law. She retains a keen interest in the interaction between Law and Psychology.
Date: Tuesday, 10 August 2021