The fifth in the IPRT Prison Law seminar series will be on the topic ‘Irish Prison Law and the ECHR’. The event takes place at 5pm on Monday March 22nd, 2010 in Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7.
IPRT co-hosts this series with the Irish Criminal Bar Association and the Dublin Solicitor’s Bar Association.
Focus of the Seminar
This seminar will address the principal procedural issues surrounding the application of the ECHR Act in a Prison Law context before the Irish courts; as well the procedural issues surrounding the bringing of cases to the European Court of Human Rights. The seminar will also address recent Strasbourg jurisprudence relating to human rights in prison.
- Anna Austin, Registry of the European Court of Human Rights
- Mr James MacGuill, Solicitor and former President of the Law Society
This seminar series is hosted jointly by Irish Penal Reform Trust, the Irish Criminal Bar Association and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, and seminars qualify for Continuing Professional Development for both solicitors and barristers.
Attendance fees for the event are as follows:
- IPRT members: free
- ICBA/DSBA members, prison staff: €10
- Others: €20
Please note that IPRT can only accept credit-card payments online.
Sign up to become an IPRT member here.
Register online for the event here.
Alternatively, contact Mary Gaffney at IPRT at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01-8741400. The seminar will be followed by a wine reception.