Constitutional Law
Summer
School
Belfast, Northern Ireland
09 –11 August 2017
Constitutional
Law Summer
School
Belfast, 09 –11 August
2017
Lawyers, politicians, academics and policy
makers are invited to join the Attorney General
John F Larkin QC and Baroness Hale of
Richmond together with a range of speakers in
exploring major constitutional law issues.
Cost
The cost to attendees is £200 for the full three day programme, or £40 per
session. Tickets for the conference dinner are an additional £30.
CPD
Accr
editation
Participation in the summer school attracts 15 hours CPD accreditation.
Wednesday 09
August
Session 1 (10am 12.30pm)
Opening session:
Overlapping citizenship
and contested
constitutions: Ireland,
the United Kingdom and
the European Union
Speakers
The Attorney General
Christine ONeill, Brodies LLP,
Edinburgh
Moderator: Claire Duffy, Office of the
Attorney General for Northern Ireland
Session 2 (2pm 4.30pm)
Our common
birthright?
Access to
law and legal education
Speakers
Michael Anderson,
Office of the Legislative
Counsel
Panel Session
Moderator: Ursula O’Hare, Law Centre
(NI)
Thursday 10
August
Session 3 (10am 12.30pm)
Strasbourg v Brussels:
human rights in the new
Europe
Speakers
Pamela McCormick, European Court of
Human Rights
Juris Rudevskis, European Court of
Human Rights
Moderator: Ian Wimpress, Office of the
Attorney General for Northern Ireland
Session 4 (1.30pm 4pm)
Values, conflicts and the
promise of constitutional
pluralism
Speakers
Professor Neville Cox, Trinity College,
Dublin
The Attorney General
Moderator:
Maura McCallion,
Office of the Attorney General for
Northern Ireland
Evening dinner
at
Parliament B
uildings
(
from 6pm)
Stormont Estate
Ballymiscaw
Stormont
Belfast BT4 3XX
Friday 11
August
Session 5 (10am 12.30pm)
Judges, power and
accountability: constitutional
implications of judicial
selection
Keynote Speaker
Baroness Hale of Richmond
Speaker
Dr Eoin O’Malley, Dublin City University
Session 6 (1.30pm 4pm)
United Kingdom/s:
devolution, federalism and
good government
Speakers
The Attorney General
Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens
University, Belfast
Moderator: Hugh Widdis,
Departmental Solicitor
Closing drinks
r
eception
4pm 5.30pm
Conference accommodation
Clayton
Hotel
22 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HS
Special conference rates (limited availability):
£99 per night B&B
Quote Civil Service rates Attorney General’s
Summer School’ to avail of special rates.
Queen’s
University, Belfast
Rooms are also available at Queens University:
Single en-suite room - £43.50 per night B&B
www.stayatqueens.com/sites/StayAtQueens/
SummerAccommodation/SummerSchools/
Conference dinner
A conference dinner will be held
on the evening of Thursday 10
August in Parliament Buildings.
Delegates who wish to attend
the conference dinner should
indicate this (along with any
dietary requirements) when
booking. The price of the
conference dinner is an
additional £30.
Booking form for the Constitutional Law Summer School
Name
Company
Email
Telephone
Booking options and
costs
The cost is £200 for the full 3 day programme or £40 per session.
Please tick as appropriate:
The full
event
Session 1: Overlapping citizenship
and contested constitutions: Ireland,
the United Kingdom and the
European Union
Session 2: Our common birthright?
Access to law and legal education
Session 3: Strasbourg v Brussels:
human rights in the new Europe
Session 4: Values, conflicts and the
promise of constitutional pluralism
Session 5: Judges, power and
accountability: constitutional
implications of judicial decisions
Session 6: United Kingdom/s:
devolution, federalism and good
government
Conference dinner
Please tick if you would like to attend the conference dinner on Thursday 10 August
Special dietary requirements
Please return completed forms to leigh.livingstone@:attorneygeneralni.gov.uk; or by
post to Leigh Livingstone at: PO Box 1272, Belfast BT1 9LU.
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