Dr Amina Adanan of the Maynooth University Law Department has been awarded the Charlemont Grant from the Royal Irish Academy. The funding is for a project entitled ‘What can the United Nations War Crimes Commission teach us about the principle of universal jurisdiction today?’, which analyses the exercise of the principle of universal jurisdiction under the United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC). Thousands of domestic prosecutions of international crimes took place after the Second World War under the UNWCC, which operated between 1943-48.
Date: Monday, 08 March 2021
Dr Aisling McMahon’s article published in current issue of Journal of Medical Ethics on patents and global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines
Dr Aisling McMahon has published an article in the current issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics on: “Global equitable access to vaccines, medicines and diagnostics for COVID-19: The role of patents as private governance”
Date: Monday, 01 March 2021
The Irish Yearbook of International Law has appointed three new Editors-in-Chief: Dr Bríd Ní Ghráinne (Maynooth University), Dr James Gallen (DCU), and Dr Richard Collins (UCD). An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish Yearbook of International Law is committed to the publication of articles of general interest in international law as well as articles that have a particular connection to, or relevance for, Ireland. It is published by Hart-Bloomsbury and is also available on Hein Online.
Date: Friday, 26 February 2021
Dr Amina Adanan and Dr Neil Maddox of Maynooth University Law Department have published Irish Land Law: A Casebook.
Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021
On Saturday 13th February, Dr Fergus Ryan of Maynooth University Department of Law participated as one of five legal academics advising the Citizens' Assembly on legal matters relating to gender and the Family.
Date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Dr Richardson presented a paper on responsible Islamic finance at the launch of the Global Islamic Finance Report 2020-2021. The launch was moderated by Dr Rizwan Malik with papers by Dr Richardson and Dr. Jamshaid Anwar Chattha.
Date: Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Dr. Amina Adanan publishes article on succession law and qualified cohabitants in the Conveyancing and Property Law Journal
Dr. Amina Adanan’s article ‘Succession Law and Cohabitation after 10 Years of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010’ is published in the latest edition of the Conveyancing and Property Law Journal.
Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
Paul Rochford, Partner in Mason Hayes & Curran’s Education Law team talked to the Maynooth University Department of Law’s Innovation in Professional Practice class about the continuing relevance of innovation during COVID-19. Paul spoke about the importance of law firms being adaptable in order continue to meet client needs. Paul was at Maynooth University to present the Innovation in Professional Practice Prize to 3rd year LLB student Kim Mc Loughlin. This prize was awarded to Kim for coming first in the Innovation in Professional Practice module and was very kindly sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.
Date: Friday, 19 February 2021
Dr Aisling McMahon publishes RTE Brainstorm article on why global equitable access to vaccines is urgently needed for COVID-19
Dr Aisling McMahon has published a timely article in RTE Brainstorm which outlines the disparities in access to COVID-19 vaccines globally, and why global equitable access to vaccines is urgently needed.
Date: Thursday, 18 February 2021
Dr Oisin Suttle published an article with the Business Post, examining some of the arguments in favour of investment protection in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement (CETA) which will be subject to ratification by the Dail in the coming weeks.
Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021