Recent Developments in Human Rights Law

Saturday 2nd November, 2002

Dublin Institute of Technology,

Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

All are welcome.



Registration and Welcome         Foyer, DIT Aungier St.


Employment Law [Room 2-023]

Ursula Connolly (NUIG)

“Sutherland v. Hatton: Stress in the Workplace”

Marguerite Bolger (BL)

“Workplace Bullying”


Private Law [Room 2-024]

Eoin O’Dell (TCD)

“Legitimate Expectations and Estoppel”.

Fergus Ryan (DIT)

“God vs. Mammon: A Constitutional law perspective on Prayer as Consideration in the Law of Contract”

Ruth Cannon, “Similar Fact Evidence”


International Law and Human Rights [Room 2-023]

Frank Martin (UCC)

“Is the Hague Convention on Child Abduction Working not Wisely but too Well?:  Views from the Irish Courts.”

Ray Murphy (NUIG)

International Criminal Court, or on the incorporation of the ECHR into Irish domestic law.


Equality Law [Room 2-024]

Oran Doyle (TCD)

“Can Constitutional Equality Respond to Legislative Inequality? Article 40.1 and the Criminalisation of Trespass.”

Christina Burke. (NUIG)

“The present law on capacity who decides and how?”


Light Lunch, Canteen, DIT Aungier St.


Plenary [Room 4-027] Human Rights Plenary

Professor Brice Dickson (NI Human Rights Commission)

Maurice Manning (Human Rights Commission, RoI)



Members: €15

Non-members: €25

Membership available on the day, €19-05 for ordinary membership.

Directions to DIT Aungier St.

DIT Aungier St. is close to the intersection between Lwr. Kevin St and Aungier St./Georges St. on the southside of Dublin’s Inner City.  It is on the main road linking South Great Georges St. to Camden St. and ultimately to Rathmines.

Buses serving the Institute include the 19, 19A, 16, 16A, 65 and 83 routes.  Parking is located in the nearby College of Surgeons carpark and at the Drury Lane carpark

A map showing you the location of all DIT facilities is available at

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