School Of Law Annual Distinguished Lecture 2015

Apr 13 2015 Posted: 10:49 IST

The Annual Distinguished Lecture 2015, hosted by the School of Law at NUI Galway, was delivered by the Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland on the topic of ‘The role of the judiciary in the vindication of human rights’ and was chaired by the Chief Justice of Ireland, Ms. Justice Susan Denham. The event took in the Aula Maxima (Lower) on Friday 24th April, and  was introduced and closed by Professor Donncha O’Connell, Head of the School of Law at NUI Galway.

Previous speakers in the Annual Distinguished Lecture series include: Professor Christopher McCrudden of Oxford University; Judge John T. Noonan of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Professor Neil Walker of Edinburgh University; Baroness Brenda Hale of the UK Supreme Court; Mrs. Justice Catherine McGuinness of the Irish Supreme Court and Mr. Justice Nial Fennelly of the Irish Supreme Court. The event is held on an annual basis to mark the end of the academic year and welcomed students and graduates of the School of Law, NUIG as well as interested members of the public.

For photo galleries of the event and the reception, please visit our Facebook page.

Prof Donncha O'Connell


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