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Human rights lawyer Noeline Blackwell, who heads Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), has been appointed to the governing body of University College Dublin (UCD) in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ms Blackwell's appointment was announced by Higher Education Minister Simon Harris

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An asylum seeker who struggled with homesickness, depression and the challenges of living in Direct Provision has accepted a scholarship to study law at University College Dublin (UCD). Altamash Shaikh, 21, who arrived in Ireland from Mumbai, India at the age of 17, told Irish Legal News that comple

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Gardaí have opened an investigation into an alleged racist attack against a PhD researcher at UCD Sutherland School of Law. A video circulated on social media appears to show Xuedan (Shelly) Xiong being pushed by a group of young men into the Royal Canal near Ashtown in Dublin.

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The use of cognitive behavioural therapy techniques have had a "significant" impact on reoffending, according to new government research. The new report on recidivism, produced by criminology expert Professor Ian O'Donnell of UCD Sutherland School of Law, was published by the Department of Justice t

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Over 20 years of documents relating to the Direct Provision system have been published for the first time by a legal academic as part of a new project exploring how the system emerged and developed. Dr Liam Thornton, a lecturer at UCD Sutherland School of Law, was awarded UCD Seed Funding for his "E

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Former Labour Court chair and barrister Dr Kevin Duffy has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by UCD Sutherland School of Law. As a senior trade unionist, Dr Duffy represented the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) in negotiations with the Department of Labour which resulted in the

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German academic Dr Nina C. Leuck has been awarded funding from the European Commission to carry out research at UCD Sutherland School of Law on refugee education. Dr Leuck, who has lectured at UCL Laws in London for the past four years, will work with Professor Oonagh Breen during her two-year proje

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University College Dublin legal academics Dr Eoin Carolan and Dr TJ McIntyre have been promoted to the posts of full professor and associate professor respectively. Eoin Carolan is founding Director of the Centre for Constitutional Studies at UCD. He is a graduate and former Scholar of Trinity Colle

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Over 100 law students from universities across Ireland examined the future of the law at the sixth annual UCD Student Legal Convention yesterday. The student-led event, which is supported by A&L Goodbody, was chaired by Dr Sinead Kane, a visually impaired athlete and qualified lawyer who holds t

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